genus Alectura

genus Alectura
noun
brush turkeys
Syn: ↑Alectura
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Megapodiidae, ↑family Megapodiidae
Member Meronyms: ↑brush turkey, ↑Alectura lathami

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  • Alectura — n. 1. 1 a genus of brush turkeys. Syn: genus {Alectura}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alectura — noun brush turkeys • Syn: ↑genus Alectura • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Megapodiidae, ↑family Megapodiidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alectura lathami — noun black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guinea • Syn: ↑brush turkey • Hypernyms: ↑megapode, ↑mound bird, ↑mound bird, ↑mound builder, ↑scrub fowl • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Megapode — For other uses of the term mound builder , see Mound builder (disambiguation). Megapodiidae Australian Brushturkey (Alectura lathami) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Megapodiidae — noun megapodes • Syn: ↑family Megapodiidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Galliformes, ↑order Galliformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Megapodiidae — noun megapodes • Syn: ↑Megapodiidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Galliformes, ↑order Galliformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Australian Brush-turkey — Taxobox name = Australian Brush turkey status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Galliformes familia = Megapodiidae genus = Alectura genus authority = Latham, 1824 species …   Wikipedia

  • brush turkey — noun black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guinea • Syn: ↑Alectura lathami • Hypernyms: ↑megapode, ↑mound bird, ↑mound bird, ↑mound builder, ↑scrub fowl • Member Holonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • galliform — ▪ order of birds Introduction    any of the gallinaceous (that is, fowl like or chickenlike (chicken)) birds (bird). The order includes about 290 species, of which the best known are the turkeys (turkey), chickens, quail, partridge, pheasant and… …   Universalium

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