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Definition of fowl
noun (plural same or fowls)
- (also domestic fowl) a gallinaceous bird kept for its eggs and flesh; a domestic cock or hen.
- The domestic fowl is derived from the wild red junglefowl of SE Asia (see junglefowl)
Old English fugol 'bird', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch vogel and German Vogel, also to fly1