family Megapodiidae


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Noun1.family Megapodiidae - megapodesfamily Megapodiidae - megapodes        
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-Megapodius, Megapodius - type genus of the Megapodiidae
megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, scrub fowl, mound builder - large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
genus Leipoa - mallee fowl
Alectura, genus Alectura - brush turkeys
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