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waterfowl

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.faʊl/ us    /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/ (plural waterfowl)
any bird that spends much of its life on or around a river or lake, especially one that is shot for food or sportBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds - general words
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