HyperDic: poultry

English > 2 senses of the word poultry:
NOUNanimalpoultry, domestic fowl, fowla domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
foodpoultryflesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food
poultry > pronunciation
Soundspow'ltriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > poultry: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl.
Synonymsdomestic fowl, fowl
Member ofGallus, genus GallusCommon domestic birds and related forms
Partspoultryflesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food
saddlePosterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
NarrowerCornish, Cornish fowlEnglish breed of compact domestic fowl
DorkingAn English breed of large domestic fowl having five toes (the hind toe doubled)
Plymouth RockAn American breed of domestic fowl
Rock Cornishsmall plump hybrid developed by crossbreeding Plymouth Rock and Cornish fowl
bantamAny of various small breeds of fowl
chicken, Gallus gallusA domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs
cochin, cochin chinaAsian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs
game fowlAny of several breeds reared for cockfighting
guinea fowl, guinea, Numida meleagrisA west African bird having dark plumage mottled with white
turkey, Meleagris gallopavolarge gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail
Broadergallinaceous bird, gallinaceanHeavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
Spanishave de corral
Catalanaviram
English > poultry: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningflesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food.
Part ofdomestic fowl, fowl, poultryA domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
NarrowerRock Cornish henflesh of a small fowl bred for roasting
chicken, poulet, volailleThe flesh of a chicken used for food
duckflesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
gooseflesh of a goose (domestic or wild)
guinea henflesh of a guinea fowl (especially of hens)
squab, doveflesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising
turkeyflesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
Broaderbird, fowlThe flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food

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