- domesticated fowl collectively, especially those valued for their meat and eggs, as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and guinea fowl.
Origin of poultry
Related Words for poultrychicken, duck, fowl, geese, pigeon, pheasant, turkey, pullets, grouse, quail, rooster, goose, partridge, hen
Examples from the Web for poultry
Contemporary Examples of poultry
Same for driveway pavers and meat and poultry plant workers.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration
November 25, 2014
However, apart from the poultry, which is of the lowest FDA grade, soy protein plays a role in everything served.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison
June 21, 2014
Include foods like soybeans, low-fat dairy, fish, meat and poultry, suggests Zied.Can’t Sleep? Your Guide to a Better Night’s Rest
January 24, 2014
Most of the infections were found in people with direct exposure to poultry.A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat
September 16, 2013
Both Russia and the United States also agreed to new standards and health protocols for the U.S. export of poultry, pork and beef.U.S., Russia Reach Trade Terms
October 13, 2011
Historical Examples of poultry
The woman ancestor kitchen-gardened, spun, wove, and nourished the poultry.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
The composition of poultry is very similar to that of meats.
What effect do the feeding and care of poultry have upon it as food?
(a) How does the composition of poultry compare with that of meat?
Would it please you to give us some poultry to feed them with?Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
- domestic fowls collectively
Word Origin for poultry
"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).