brush turkey


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brush turkey

n
(Animals) any of several gallinaceous birds, esp Alectura lathami, of New Guinea and Australia, having a black plumage: family Megapodidae (megapodes)
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Noun1.brush turkey - black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guineabrush turkey - black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guinea
megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, scrub fowl, mound builder - large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
Alectura, genus Alectura - brush turkeys
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References in classic literature ?
Now the megapode of the Solomons is a distant cousin to the brush turkey of Australia.
This approach of many years has increased levels of mistrust in Turkey against the West, and the perception has become prevalent that the aforementioned countries brush Turkey aside, despite Turkey's wish to be a respected player in the developed world.
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