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fowl:

see poultrypoultry,
domesticated fowl kept primarily for meat and eggs; including birds of the order Galliformes, e.g., the chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, pheasant, quail, and peacock; and natatorial (swimming) birds, e.g., the duck and goose.
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fowl

[fau̇l]
(agriculture)
A domestic cock or hen, especially an adult hen, such as among chickens or several other gallinaceous birds.

fowl

2. any other bird, esp any gallinaceous bird, that is used as food or hunted as game
3. an archaic word for any bird
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