A young domestic chicken, turkey, pheasant, or other fowl being raised for food.
More example sentences
- The females and their broods can all associate with each other, so there may be multiple hens with poults (young turkeys) in a group.
- Adult chickens and chicks are more likely to eat the beetles and their larvae than poults or turkeys.
- It's early August, and he checks to make sure his 34 turkey poults are kept warm until they are ready for pasture in eight weeks.
late Middle English: contraction of pullet.