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Meaning of POULTRY

Pronunciation:  'powltree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a domesticated gallinaceous bird though to be descended from the red jungle fowl
  2. [n]  flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

POULTRY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: domestic fowl, fowl
 See Also: bird, chicken, chicken, cochin, cochin china, Cornish, domestic fowl, Dorking, dove, duck, fowl, gallinaceon, gallinaceous bird, Gallus, Gallus gallus, game fowl, genus Gallus, goose, guinea, guinea fowl, guinea hen, Meleagris gallopavo, Numida meleagris, Plymouth Rock, poulet, poultry, poultry, Rock Cornish, Rock Cornish hen, saddle, squab, turkey, turkey, volaille



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Poul"try\, n. [From {Poult}.]
Domestic fowls reared for the table, or for their eggs or
feathers, such as cocks and hens, capons, turkeys, ducks, and

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Bantam, banty, barn-door fowl, barnyard fowl, biddy, broiler, brooder, broody hen, capon, chanticleer, chick, chickabiddy, chicken, chicky, cock, cockerel, domestic fowl, drake, duck, duckling, dunghill fowl, fowl, fryer, game fowl, gander, gobbler, goose, gosling, guinea cock, guinea fowl, guinea hen, hen, hen turkey, partlet, poulard, poult, pullet, roaster, rooster, setting hen, spring chicken, stewing chicken, tom, tom turkey, turkey, turkey gobbler, turkey-cock