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poulterer

[ pohl-ter-er ]
/ ˈpoʊl tər ər /
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noun British.
a dealer in poultry, hares, and game; poultryman.
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Origin of poulterer

1525–35; obsolete poulter poultry dealer (<Middle French pouletier;see pullet, -ier2) + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for poulterer

poulterer
/ (ˈpəʊltərə) /

noun
British another word for a poultryman

Word Origin for poulterer

C17: from obsolete poulter, from Old French pouletier, from poulet pullet
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