pullus

[ puhl-uh s ]
/ ˈpʌl əs /

noun, plural pul·li [puhl-ahy] /ˈpʌl aɪ/.

a young bird; a chick.

Origin of pullus

1765–75; < New Latin, Latin: a young animal (see pullet)
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British Dictionary definitions for pullus

pullus

/ (ˈpʊləs) /

noun

a technical term for a chick or young bird

Word Origin for pullus

C18: from Latin, from pullulāre to sprout
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