poulinee (s.xv)

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poulinee (s.xv)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,541a pullus 2; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pol 2 (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The word is obscure, and its association, both etymologically and semantically, with the pullus word-group remains questionable.


1orn.zool.small chick, newly-born young of a chicken (?)
( MS: s.xv )  Oignement verte [...]. Pernez le jus de parresin macidonie, e gruel d’avoyne [...]. E pernez poulinee de quot (l. quoc?) e de geline e mettez ovec  94.S77
puilluncel  pulle  pullet 
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