Etymology
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poultry (n.)

"domestic fowls collectively," late 14c., pultry (mid-14c. as "place where poultry is sold," also the name of a street in London), from Old French pouletrie "domestic fowl" (13c.), from pouletier "dealer in domestic fowl," from poulet "young fowl" (from PIE root *pau- (1) "few, little"). Also from Medieval Latin pultria, pulteria.

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Definitions of poultry

poultry (n.)
a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl;
Synonyms: domestic fowl / fowl
poultry (n.)
flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food;
From wordnet.princeton.edu