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poulard

or pou·larde

[ poo-lahrd ]
/ puˈlɑrd /
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noun
a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
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Origin of poulard

1725–35; <French, equivalent to poule hen (see pullet) + -ard-ard
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poulard

poularde

/ (ˈpuːlɑːd) /

noun
a hen that has been spayed for fatteningCompare capon

Word Origin for poulard

C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet
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