What does poultry mean?

Definitions for poultry
ˈpoʊl tripoul·try

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. domestic fowl, fowl, poultry(noun)

    a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

  2. poultry(noun)

    flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food


  1. poultry(Noun)

    domestic fowl (chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs)

    Etymology: home of medieval feather dealers and stuffers

  2. poultry(Noun)

    the meat from a domestic fowl

    Etymology: home of medieval feather dealers and stuffers

  3. Poultry(ProperNoun)

    a street in the City between Cheapside and Cornhill

    Etymology: home of medieval feather dealers and stuffers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poultry(noun)

    domestic fowls reared for the table, or for their eggs or feathers, such as cocks and hens, capons, turkeys, ducks, and geese

    Etymology: [From Poult.]


  1. Poultry

    Poultry is a category of domesticated birds kept by humans for the purpose of collecting their eggs, or killing for their meat or feathers. These most typically are members of the superorder Galloanserae, especially the order Galliformes and the family Anatidae, commonly known as "waterfowl". Poultry also includes other birds which are killed for their meat, such as pigeons or doves or birds considered to be game, such as pheasants. Poultry comes from the French/Norman word poule, itself derived from the Latin word pullus, which means small animal. Poultry is the second most widely eaten meat in the world, accounting for about 30% of meat production worldwide, after pork at 38%.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Poultry

    Where the scorchers and stuffers of poultry in connection with the old Stocks Market on the site of the Mansion House had their shops.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poultry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poultry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of poultry in a Sentence

  1. Blairo Maggi:

    I have received images from Brazil showing animals dying, screaming. It is urgent that we solve this problem now for poultry and pork farms.

  2. Nurlaila Nur Muhamad:

    The first Japan poultry shipment is now imminent, we have a chance at exporting to other countries, not only Japan ... The first choice is Asia.

  3. Catherine Donnelly:

    Many outbreaks linked to poultry, eggs and meat can be traced back to farms where intensive production practices can lead to [ the ] spread of highly virulent pathogens.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    You're getting lettuce and tomatoes coming from Mexico. You're getting the shoes you're wearing, coming from China. You've got poultry coming from all over the world. Yet somehow or another, we have not been able to reimport from Diabetes Canada into the United States the products being sold in this pharmacy with FDA approval, and the drug companies that spend hundreds of millions of dollars on campaign contributions, bribing members of the Congress, in essence, who spent billions on lobbying, have been able to prevent us from having prescription drug distributors or pharmacists buying products here in Canada that are a fraction of the price.

  5. Adam Drewnowski:

    Food stores in low income neighborhoods will have a limited range of luxury goods like fresh fruit and vegetables or fish and poultry, yes, those have become luxury goods, like it or not.

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