Translation of fowl in Spanish:


ave (de corral), n.

Pronunciation /faʊl/

nounplural fowls, plural fowl

  • 1

    • 1.1(farmyard bird)

      (with masculine article in the singular) ave (de corral) feminine
      • 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.
      • An experimental study in the domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) found that paternity success varied across females, which were inseminated with equal numbers of sperm from two males.
      • The behavioral sequence leading to a copulation has been extensively described in the domestic fowl.
      • One of the most distinctive expressions in the chicken lexicon occurs when my fowls spot a bird of prey.
      • A L Basham lists India's contribution to World: rice, cotton, sugar cane, many spices, domestic fowl, game of chess etc.
      • The lecturer, in a most interesting and instructive address, dwelt chiefly on the principal characteristics of the three classes of fowls, the non-sitting or table fowl, the layer, and the general-purpose fowl.
      • In March it banned trade in chicken from West Java and South Sulawesi provinces after bird flu killed thousands of fowls there.
      • An old woman churns butter, while a woman in the foreground prepares a fowl for roasting and a third man spits a chicken at the far right.
      • I have been known to be more of an owl than a fowl because I have late nights and struggle with early mornings.
      • Immediately behind this is the kitchen garden, with still-existing hutches for rabbits, fowls and pigeons.
      • Above my head in the argusia bush a red-footed booby chick, the size of a domestic fowl, peers down at me.
      • If ‘free-range’ is best, Joyce's were the most free-range fowls in creation; they were everywhere, and sociable, too, not at all averse to hopping up on a kitchen chair beside you while you had a cup of tea.
      • It is a good practice to put a burlap cloth, cheese cloth or paper towels over the litter for the first week so the young fowl can learn to distinguish the food from the litter.
      • The domestic fowl is descended from the red junglefowl of south-east Asia and has been domesticated for 6 000 to 8 000 years.
      • Birds affected by this disease are fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, pheasants, guinea fowl and other wild and captive birds, including ratites such as ostriches, emus and rhea.
      • A typical recipe is in Hannah Glasse's The Art of Cookery: A very thick crust enclosed a turkey, which was stuffed with a goose, the goose with a fowl, then a partridge, then a pigeon.
      • Gallinaceous is an adjective describing birds of the order Gallinae, which includes common domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, and quails.
      • I thought the accompaniments would overshadow the fowl, but the chicken taste actually crept through to add a complex layer to the international tapestry of flavours.

    • 1.2(meat)

      (with masculine article in the singular) ave feminine
      • 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.
      • The food is a multi-cultural fusion of fish, fowl and steak.
      • This is usually combined with fish, fowl, or red meat and copious spices to form a type of stew.
      • Brining is generally used as a preservative for meat and fowl; here it's used as a flavor enhancer.
      • Usually any meat, fowl, or seafood is curried, and frying is the typical method of cooking.
      • Even the soup of the day is an intentional creation, using freshly prepared vegetables and stock with fresh meat, fowl, or fish added.
      • Each dish had its own plate: round, square, triangular or oval, depending, as far as I could surmise, on whether it was fish, meat or fowl.
      • They may eat liberally from a list of ‘acceptable foods,’ which includes all types of fish, fowl, shellfish, meat, eggs, cheese, fats and oils, herbs, and some vegetables.
      • The flavor and acidity would match up well with shellfish and grilled fowl.
      • A quick jump in time and place to today reveals a general population who loves meat and fowl - as long as it is pre-packaged and no one has to think about how it got there.
      • All kosher-slaughtered animals undergo rigorous inspection, and meat and fowl must be thoroughly cleansed of blood.
      • A traditional meal is a bowl of steamed rice eaten with a sauce containing bits of fish, fowl, or meat, eggs, vegetables, and spices such as onions, chilies, garlic, mint, ginger, or lemon grass.
      • Before contact with the West, staple foods included yam, taro, banana, coconut, sugarcane, tropical nuts, greens, pigs, fowl, and seafood.
      • The fish, fowl and meat chapters are full of simple dishes, fish with just herbs, olive oil and lemon in true Italian style.
      • It was here he discovered fresh seafood, superior salmon, wild game, and fowl, and Scandinavian butter - a dairy product containing more fat than most butters.
      • The menu was meat-heavy: fowl, pheasant, tripe, pork, steak, lamb and duck, cooked in a variety of ways.
      • Special meals usually include meat, fish, or fowl, along with one of a number of starchy foods, which vary by region.
      • The term ‘vegetarian’ has only been around for about 150 years but abstinence from flesh, fish and fowl is as old as man himself.

  • 2archaic

    (with masculine article in the singular) ave feminine
    the fowl of the air las aves del cielo
    • The birds we have had have been the ordinary fowl of a village garden: jackdaws, starlings, magpies, chaffinches and so on.