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Definition of the noun galliformes
What does galliformes mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Galliformes: order Galliformes
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Aves / class Aves = the class of birds
- gallinaceous bird / gallinacean = heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
- family Meleagrididae / Meleagrididae = turkeys and some extinct forms
- family Tetraonidae / Tetraonidae = grouse
- family Cracidae / Cracidae = curassows; guans
- family Megapodiidae / Megapodiidae = megapodes
- family Phasianidae / Phasianidae = pheasants; quails
- family Opisthocomidae / Opisthocomidae = comprising the hoatzins
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Galliformes
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Vertebrate Life (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Galliformes is an order ...
by CTI Reviews
Galliformes is an order of heavybodied groundfeeding birds that includes turkey, grouse, chicken, New and Old World quail, ptarmigan, partridge, pheasant, and.
by Paul A. Rees
Galliformes. An order of birds: megapodes, chachalacas, guans, curassows, turkeys, grouse. Gallup,. Gordon. See RED SPOT TEST. game. 1. Animals ( especially birds and mammals) that have been traditionally hunted. The term has no ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
Galliforms Galliformes (grouse, quail, turkeys) Gallifs Galliformes (grouse, quail, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Fruits dispersed by the rufousvented chachalaca, guacharaca culirroja, guacharaca del norte or cocrico, Ortalis ruficauda (Galliformes, Cracidae). Rhodnius prolixus and Rhodnius pallescens, vectors of Chagas disease, most abundant in ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1903)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Galliformes 26 2.57b. Gallina: town 34 ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Galliformes. a family of generally large, plump, terrestrial fowl such as the domestic fowl, pheasants, turkeys, ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
MALEO (Aves, Galliformes). A peculiar bird of Celebes and neighboring East Indian islands. The head and neck are covered with naked red skin and the crown bears a black prominence resembling a helmet. The plumage is mostly black but ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1918)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
CURASSOW, ku-ras'o, a bird of the subfamily CracintF and family Cracidce of the Galliformes, related to the guan (q.v.) and mound-bird (q.v.). The name is derived from the supposed origin of those first vol. 8 — 20 known to Europeans from ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Galliformes Vertebrate Zoology, an order of fowl-like or gallinaceous terrestrial birds, mainly medium to large size, and characterized by a short, downcurved bill with a large crop used as a food reservoir, a strong gizzard that uses small stones ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
Galliformes (game- birds, fowls, pheasants, hoactzin) ; Gruiformes (rails, cranes, bustards, sun- bitterns, ...
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Galliformes on a moon-like landscape
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