fowl
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Usage note
The plural of "fowl" is "fowl" or "fowls."
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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fowl
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la 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).
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fowl [faʊl]
noun
1 (hens etc) (collective n) aves (f) de corral; (one bird) ave (f) de corral; (served as food) ave (f);
2 (bird in general) ave (f)
the fowls of the air las aves
modifier
fowl pest (n) peste (f) aviar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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guinea fowl
la gallina de Guinea
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