poulterer

poulterer

[pohl-ter-er]
noun British.
a dealer in poultry, hares, and game; poultryman.

Origin:
1525–35; obsolete poulter poultry dealer (< Middle French pouletier; see pullet, -ier2) + -er1

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poulterer (ˈpəʊltərə)
 
n
(Brit) another word for a poultryman
 
[C17: from obsolete poulter, from Old French pouletier, from pouletpullet]

poultryman or poulterer (ˈpəʊltrɪmən)
 
n , pl -trymen, -terers
1.  Also called: chicken farmer a person who rears domestic fowls, esp chickens, for their eggs or meat
2.  a dealer in poultry, esp one who sells the dressed carcasses
 
poulterer or poulterer
 
n

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