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English definition of “poultry”

poultry

noun [plural] uk   /ˈpəʊl.tri/ us    /ˈpoʊl-/
birds, such as chickens, that are bred for their eggs and meat: Some poultry farmers keep turkeys and ducks as well as chickens.Meat - general words

poultry

noun [U] uk   /ˈpəʊl.tri/ us    /ˈpoʊl-/
the meat from birds such as chickensMeat - general words
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