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Related to Meleagrididae: Turkey hen
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Noun1.Meleagrididae - turkeys and some extinct formsMeleagrididae - turkeys and some extinct forms  
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
genus Meleagris, Meleagris - type genus of the Meleagrididae: wild and domestic turkeys
Agriocharis, genus Agriocharis - a genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey
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A different development is that of the turkey family (MELEAGRIDIDAE), which includes two species.
- *1 any of a family (Meleagrididae) of large, gallinaceous North American birds with a small, naked head and spreading tail, including a wild or domesticated species (Meleagris gallopavo) bred as poultry and a wild species of Central America, with eyespots on the tail *2 (slang) a failure: said esp.