Poultry



[pohl-tree] /ˈpoʊl tri/

noun
1.
domesticated fowl collectively, especially those valued for their meat and eggs, as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and guinea fowl.
/ˈpəʊltrɪ/
noun
1.
domestic fowls collectively
n.

“domestic fowls,” late 14c. (mid-14c. as “place where poultry is sold”), from Old French pouletrie “domestic fowl” (late 13c.), from pouletier “dealer in domestic fowl,” from poulet “young fowl” (see pullet).

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