Etymology
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fryer (n.)

also frier, 1851 of fish for frying, 1923 of chickens; from fry (v.).

updated on October 24, 2012

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Definitions of fryer from WordNet

fryer (n.)
flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying;
Synonyms: frier / pullet
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