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English noun: poultry

1. poultry (animal) a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

Synonymsdomestic fowl, fowl

Broader (hypernym)gallinacean, gallinaceous bird

Narrower (hyponym)bantam, chicken, cochin, cochin china, Cornish, Cornish fowl, Dorking, Gallus gallus, game fowl, guinea, guinea fowl, Meleagris gallopavo, Numida meleagris, Plymouth Rock, Rock Cornish, turkey

Part holonympoultry, saddle

Member meronymGallus, genus Gallus

2. poultry (food) flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

Broader (hypernym)bird, fowl

Narrower (hyponym)chicken, dove, duck, goose, guinea hen, poulet, Rock Cornish hen, squab, turkey, volaille

Part meronymdomestic fowl, fowl, poultry

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