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fowl

 
 
pronunciation:
faUl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a bird such as a chicken that is raised for its eggs or meat. Ducks, geese, and turkeys are also domestic fowl.
Although the farmer raised different kinds of fowls, he had mostly chickens.
 
definition 2: a wild bird, such as a duck, goose, pheasant, or quail, that is hunted for its meat.
 
similar words:
grouse
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