Megapodes

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megapode

(Science: ornithology) Any one of several species of large-footed, gallinaceous birds of the genera Megapodius and leipoa, inhabiting australia and other Pacific islands. See jungle fowl under Jungle, and Leipoa.

Origin: Mega- _ Gr. Poys, podos, foot.

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