Poultry shears



noun

a specialized pair of scissors for cutting through poultry flesh and bones, usu. with curved serrated blades
Examples

Poultry shears have classically been used for tasks like cutting a chicken in half down the breastbone, although a cleaver can also be used for this purpose.
Word Origin

cooking

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