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poultryman

[ pohl-tree-muh n ]
/ ˈpoʊl tri mən /

noun, plural poul·try·men.

a person who raises domestic fowls, especially chickens, to sell as meat; a chicken farmer.
a poultry dealer, especially one who sells chickens at retail for cooking.

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Nearby words

poulter, poulter's measure, poulterer, poultice, poultry, poultryman, pounce, pouncet box, pound, pound cake, pound cost averaging

Origin of poultryman

First recorded in 1565–75; poultry + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for poultry-man

poultryman

poulterer

/ (ˈpəʊltrɪmən) /

noun plural -trymen or -terers

Also called: chicken farmer a person who rears domestic fowls, esp chickens, for their eggs or meat
a dealer in poultry, esp one who sells the dressed carcasses
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