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poult

 (pōlt)
n.
A young fowl, especially a young turkey.

[Middle English pult, young fowl, young chicken, short for polet, from Old French poulet, diminutive of poule, polle, hen; see poulard.]

poult

(pəʊlt)
n
(Animals) the young of a gallinaceous bird, esp of domestic fowl
[C15: syncopated variant of poulet pullet]

poult

(pʊlt)
n
(Textiles) a fine plain-weave fabric of silk, rayon, nylon, etc, with slight ribs across it. Also called: poult-de-soie
[C20: from French; of unknown origin; compare paduasoy]

poult

(poʊlt)

n.
a young fowl, as of the turkey, the pheasant, or a similar bird.
[1375–1425; late Middle English pult(e); syncopated variant of pullet]

poult

- A young domestic fowl (like a turkey) being raised for food.
See also related terms for turkey.
Translations

poult

n (Farming)
(= chicken)junges Huhn
(= turkey)junger Truthahn
(= pheasant)junger Fasan
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Poult placings would fall to 19 million next year, he claimed, compared with 22 million this year.
The hatched poult then goes through imprinting, or the process of identifying with and establishing an attachment to social figures--like its mom and siblings.
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Poult placements indicate second-quarter production will be about 3 percent above last year, and growth of about 3 percent is expected during the second half.
Groupe Poult In June, European Capital invested[euro]13 million in mezzanine bonds to support the acquisition of Groupe Poult ("Poult") by Qualium Investissement.
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