Translation of fowl in Spanish:

fowl

Pronunciation: /faʊl/

n (pl fowls or collect, fowl)

  • 1 1.1 c (farmyard bird) ave (f‡) (de corral)
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    • Although this assumption has not been rigorously tested in wild bird populations, data from domestic fowl suggest that, indeed, immunocompetence measurements might not be antigen specific.
    • These birds also express high levels of a bacteriolytic lysozyme which is more similar in amino acid sequence to the rock pigeon than that of the domestic fowl.
    • Breeds of domestic fowl are described under hen/chicken breeds.
    1.2 u (meat) ave (f‡)
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    • There was other meat galore, too, steak, pork, fowl, bacon, etc.
    • The borders are now completely closed for beef, fowl and pork imports.
    • If you like red meat better than fowl, eat it more often.
  • 2 (bird) [archaic/arcaico] ave (f‡) the fowl of the air [Bib] las aves del cielo
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    • The birds we have had have been the ordinary fowl of a village garden: jackdaws, starlings, magpies, chaffinches and so on.

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