poultry

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USAGE NOTE
This word is an uncountable noun that takes a plural verb.
poultry(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. las aves de corral
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She has a small farm where she raises pigs and poultry.Tiene una granja pequeña donde cría cerdos y aves de corral.
The recent bird flu outbreak has decimated the region's poultry population.El reciente brote de gripe aviar ha diezmado la población de aves de corral de la región.
2. (culinary)
a. la carne de ave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I eat poultry two or three times a week.Como carne de ave dos o tres veces a la semana.
b. las aves
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(in recipes or menus)
There is a good selection of poultry dishes on the menu.El menú tiene una buena selección de platos de aves.
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poultry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (birds)
a. la aves de corral
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (meat)
a. la carne de ave or pollería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
poultry farmgranja avícola
poultry farmeravicultor(ora) m,f
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poultry [ˈpəʊltrɪ]
noun
(alive) aves (f) de corral; (as food) aves (f);
modifier
poultry breeding (n) avicultura (f)
poultry dealer (n) recoveroarecovera (m) (f);a recovera polleroapollera (m) (f);a pollera
poultry farm (n) granja (f) avícola
poultry farmer (n) avicultoraavicultora (m) (f);a avicultora
poultry farming (n) avicultura (f)
poultry house (n) gallinero (m)
poultry keeper (n)
poultry farmer See culture box in entry poultry.
poultry keeping (n)
poultry farming See culture box in entry poultry.
poultry shop (n) (US) pollería (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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