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Definition of "waterfowl" []

  • A water bird, especially a swimming bird. (noun)
  • Swimming game birds, such as ducks and geese, considered as a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "waterfowl" in a sentence
  • "This whole lead thing (excluding lead shot use in waterfowl hunting) really is a somewhat sad current state of affairs."
  • "You can obviously hunt waterfowl from a boat, but the motor has to be off, and your forward momentum from the motor has to have stopped."
  • "Right when I started to take an interest in waterfowl hunting is when they mandated steel for waterfowl and it stopped me in my tracks."