also pou·larde  (po͞o-lärd′)
A young hen that has been spayed for fattening.

[French poularde, from poule, hen, from Old French, from Latin pulla, feminine of pullus, young of an animal, chicken; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈpuːlɑːd) or


(Animals) a hen that has been spayed for fattening. Compare capon
[C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet]


or pou•larde


a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
[1725–35; < French, =poule hen + -ard -ard]
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