- pullet: see poultry
- pullet (n.)
- late 14c., "young fowl" (late 13c. as a surname), from Anglo-French pullet, Old French poulette, poilette, diminutive of poule, poille "hen," from Vulgar Latin *pulla, fem. of Latin pullus "young animal," especially "young fowl" (source also of Spanish pollo "chicken," Italian pollo "fowl;" see foal (n.)). Technically, a young hen from the time she begins to lay until the first molt.
- 1. The little pullet pushed through the crowded henhouse over to the door .
- 2. That is to vaccinate a pullet flock at least twice for IBD.
- 3. Better an egg today than a pullet.
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