poulterer
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English pulter, from Anglo-French pulleter Date: 1622 one that deals in poultry

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  • Poulterer — Poul ter*er, n. One who deals in poultry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poulterer — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a dealer in poultry …   English terms dictionary

  • poulterer — [pōl′tər ər] n. [ME pulter < MFr pouletier < poulet (see POULTRY) + ER] Brit. a dealer in poultry and game: also Archaic poulter …   English World dictionary

  • poulterer — /pohl teuhr euhr/, n. Brit. a dealer in poultry, hares, and game; poultryman. [1525 35; obs. poulter poultry dealer ( < MF pouletier; see PULLET, IER2) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • poulterer — noun A dealer in poultry. Syn: poulter …   Wiktionary

  • poulterer — poul·ter·er || pəʊltÉ™rÉ™(r) n. seller of chicken or poultry (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poulterer — noun Brit. a dealer in poultry. Origin C16: from archaic poulter, from OFr. pouletier …   English new terms dictionary

  • poulterer — noun (C) BrE old fashioned someone who sells poultry …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • poulterer — poul·ter·er …   English syllables

  • poulterer — poul•ter•er [[t]ˈpoʊl tər ər[/t]] n. brit. a dealer in poultry, hares, and game • Etymology: 1525–35; obs. poulter poultry dealer (< MF pouletier; see pullet, ier II) + er I …   From formal English to slang

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