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fowl

fowl

 
pronunciation:
faUl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various domestic birds cultivated for their eggs or meat, such as chickens or turkeys.
 
definition 2: any of various wild game birds, such as pheasant, quail, or wild ducks or geese.
 
similar words:
grouse
definition 3: the meat of any of these domestic or wild birds.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: fowled, fowling, fowls
definition: to trap or hunt wild game birds.
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