poultry man


noun, plural poultrymen.
a person who raises domestic fowls, especially chickens, to sell as meat; a chicken farmer.
a poultry dealer, especially one who sells chickens at retail for cooking.

1565–75; poultry + -man

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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

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