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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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