Quick answer
"Fowl" is a noun which is often translated as "el ave", and "poultry" is a noun which is often translated as "las aves de corral". Learn more about the difference between "fowl" and "poultry" below.
fowl(
fol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (domestic bird)
a. el ave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Pigs and fowl were roaming the farmyard.Había cerdos y aves deambulando por el corral.
b. el ave de corral
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The family kept the fowls mainly for eggs.La familia criaba aves de corral sobre todo por los huevos.
2. (culinary)
a. el ave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We ate the fowl cold, with salad, the next day.Al día siguiente nos comimos el ave fría, con ensalada.
3.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(bird)
a. el ave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
God created the fowls of the air and the fish of the sea.Dios creó las aves del cielo y los peces del mar.
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poultry(
pol
-
tri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. las aves de corral
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has a small farm where she raises pigs and poultry.Tiene una granja pequeña donde cría cerdos y aves de corral.
The recent bird flu outbreak has decimated the region's poultry population.El reciente brote de gripe aviar ha diezmado la población de aves de corral de la región.
2. (culinary)
a. la carne de ave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I eat poultry two or three times a week.Como carne de ave dos o tres veces a la semana.
b. las aves
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in recipes or menus)
There is a good selection of poultry dishes on the menu.El menú tiene una buena selección de platos de aves.
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