What is another word for fowl?

223 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ fˈa͡ʊl], [ fˈa‍ʊl], [ f_ˈaʊ_l]

Fowl is a term used to refer to birds that are commonly used for food. It can also be used to describe birds that are reared for their eggs or for feathers. Synonyms for this word include poultry, game birds, chicken, turkey, duck, and geese. Poultry is the most common synonym for fowl, and it refers to domestic birds that are kept for their meat or eggs. Game birds refer to wild birds that are hunted for their meat. Chicken and turkey are specific types of poultry, while duck and geese refer to water birds that are commonly used for food. Other synonyms for fowl include cock, rooster, hen, and pheasant.

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  • Equivalence

  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      meat.
  • Reverse Entailment

  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      Crows.

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Usage examples for Fowl

Throughout all Scandinavia the many lakes, so numerous as to be unknown by name, also abound with water-fowl of nearly every description habitual to the North.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Afterwards they sat down to breakfast, and after the fatigue of the night, the hot broth of guinea-fowl tasted delicious.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The small junks, which had fled before the others like startled water-fowl, were already far away.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot

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