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waterfowl

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noun wa·ter·fowl \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌfau̇(-ə)l, ˈwä-\

Simple Definition of waterfowl

  • : a duck or similar bird that swims and lives in or near water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of waterfowl

plural

waterfowl

also

waterfowls

  1. :  a bird that frequents water; especially :  a swimming game bird (as a duck or goose) as distinguished from an upland game bird or shorebird

Examples of waterfowl in a sentence

  1. The lake is a refuge for migrating waterfowl.



14th Century

First Known Use of waterfowl

14th century


WATERFOWL Defined for Kids

waterfowl

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noun wa·ter·fowl \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌfau̇l, ˈwä-\

Definition of waterfowl for Students

  1. 1 :  a bird that is typically found in or near water

  2. 2 :  a swimming bird (as a duck or goose) often hunted as game




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