sea·​fowl ˈsē-ˌfau̇(-ə)l How to pronounce seafowl (audio)

Examples of seafowl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web October is a fine month to witness flights of sea ducks and other seafowl arriving for the winter, especially during weather with brisk winds from the North and Northeast., 17 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seafowl was in the 14th century

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“Seafowl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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