Meaning of FOWL in English
noun any bird; ·esp., any large edible bird.
2. fowl ·vi to catch or kill wild fowl, for game or food, as by shooting, or by decoys, nets, ·etc.
3. fowl ·noun any domesticated bird used as food, as a hen, turkey, duck; in a more restricted sense, the common domestic cock or hen (gallus domesticus).
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012