Definition of poulard in English:

poulard

(also poularde, poullard)

noun

  • A young domestic hen fattened for eating; a spayed hen.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Henry Fielding (1707–1754), author and magistrate. From French poularde from poule hen + -arde, feminine form corresponding to -ard.

Pronunciation

poulard

/puːˈlɑːd/