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pullus Line breaks: pul¦lus
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊləs/

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Definition of pullus in English:

noun (plural pulli ˈpʊlʌɪ)

A young bird or nestling that is not yet able to fly: a bird ringed as a pullus at Fuerteventura was seen at Porto


Early 18th century: Latin, literally 'young chick'.

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