Definition of waterfowl in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôdərˌfoul/
Pronunciation: /ˈwädərˌfoul/

plural noun

Ducks, geese, or other large aquatic birds, especially when regarded as game.
Example sentences
  • We saw lots of waterfowl, mostly Canada geese and mallards with the odd Gadwall.
  • Another new duck for us was the exquisite Harlequin Duck, a waterfowl rarely spotted close to shore.
  • Large birds including ptarmigan and waterfowl are the most common prey item of the Gyrfalcon.

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Syllabification: wa·ter·fowl

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