poultry Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "poultry" - English Dictionary

See all translations

poultrynoun [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.

poultrynoun [U]

uk   /ˈpəʊl.tri/  us   /ˈpoʊl-/
the meat from birds such as chickens
Translations of “poultry”
in Arabic دَواجِن…
in Korean 가금류의 고기…
in Malaysian ayam itik…
in French volaille…
in Turkish kümes hayvanları, kümes hayvanı eti…
in Italian pollame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家禽…
in Russian домашняя птица, мясо птицы…
in Polish drób…
in Vietnamese gia cầm…
in Spanish aves de corral, volatería…
in Portuguese aves…
in Thai สัตว์ปีก…
in German das Geflügel…
in Catalan aviram…
in Japanese 家禽(かきん:食用に飼育する鳥)…
in Indonesian peternakan unggas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家禽…
(Definition of poultry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of poultry?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “poultry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More