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poulard

[poo-lahrd] /puˈlɑrd/
noun
1.
a hen spayed to improve the flesh for use as food.
Also, poularde.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < French, equivalent to poule hen (see pullet) + -ard -ard
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poulard

/ˈpuːlɑːd/
noun
1.
a hen that has been spayed for fattening Compare capon
Word Origin
C18: from Old French pollarde, from polle hen; see pullet
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