noun, plural pulli [puhl-ahy] .
a young bird; a chick.

1765–75; < Neo-Latin, Latin: a young animal (see pullet)

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pulli
World English Dictionary
pullus (ˈpʊləs)
a technical term for a chick or young bird
[C18: from Latin, from pullulāre to sprout]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature