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|Noun||1.||family Cracidae - curassows; guans; chachalacas|
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
guan - any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food
genus Penelope, Penelope - a genus of guans (turkey-like arboreal birds valued as game and food birds)