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fowl

noun [C or U] uk   /faʊl/ ( plural fowl or fowls) us  
a bird of a type that is used to produce meat or eggs old use any bird
Translations of “fowl”
in Korean 가금, 닭…
in Arabic طُيور…
in French oiseau de basse-cour…
in Turkish kümes hayvanı…
in Italian pollame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家禽, 鳥…
in Russian домашняя птица…
in Polish drób, ptak…
in Spanish ave de corral…
in Portuguese ave…
in German das Geflügel…
in Catalan au de corral…
in Japanese (食用の)家禽, ニワトリ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家禽, 鸟…
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