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fowllike

See also: fowl-like

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EtymologyEdit

From fowl +‎ -like.

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fowllike (comparative more fowllike, superlative most fowllike)

  1. Like, resembling, or similar to a fowl or fowls.
    • 1919, New York State College of Agriculture:
      Peacocks, which are related to the pheasants and other fowllike birds, are native of India and Ceylon, but in ancient times were introduced into Palestine, Greece, and Rome.
    • 2011, Brian Reeder, An Introduction to Form and Feathering of the Domestic Fowl:
      Domestic fowl such as Leghorns often show a higher tail angle than the wild form, although there are examples where jungle fowl-like breeds have lower tail budangle, such as in Phoenix.

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