mound-builder


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mound-builder

n
(Animals) another name for megapode
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Australia boasts the only bird - the Mound-Builder Bird - which can fly the moment it hatches.
Some of the other books in this series dealing with birds include Australian Magpie, Kookaburra, Albatrosses, and Mound-builders.
The Mississippians by erecting monumental pyramids gave the land a sacred meaning, while centuries after the collapse of the mound-builders monks gave the land a Christian value.