Definition of wildfowl in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwīl(d)foul/

plural noun

Game birds, especially aquatic ones; waterfowl.
Example sentences
  • This development attracts passage migrant waders, nesting lapwing and redshank together with winter wildfowl.
  • No wonder the North Kent Marshes is the winter home of an estimated 200,000 wildfowl and waders and that its biodiversity is regarded as being of international importance.
  • The Norfolk coast, renowned for its wealth of wintering wildfowl and waders, continues to attract parties of ever-elusive and enigmatic shorelarks.

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Syllabification: wild·fowl

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