Definition of Leipoa ocellata

1. Noun. Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds.

Exact synonyms: Leipoa, Lowan, Mallee Fowl
Generic synonyms: Megapode, Mound Bird, Mound Builder, Mound-bird, Scrub Fowl
Group relationships: Genus Leipoa
Specialized synonyms: Mallee Hen



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leipoa Ocellata

Leidenfrost effect
Leidig cell
Leidy
Leigh
Leigh's disease
Leigh Hunt
Leighton
Leila
Leilani
Leiner's disease
Leinster
Leiopelma
Leiopelmatidae
Leiophyllum
Leiophyllum buxifolium
Leipoa ocellata (current term)
Leipzig
Leipzig yellow
Leishman's chrome cells
Leishman's stain
Leishman-Donovan body
Leishman stain
Leishmania aethiopica
Leishmania braziliensis braziliensis
Leishmania braziliensis guyanensis
Leishmania braziliensis panamensis
Leishmania donovani archibaldi
Leishmania donovani chagasi
Leishmania donovani donovani
Leishmania donovani infantum

Literary usage of Leipoa ocellata

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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Leipoa ocellata, Gould in Proc. of Zool. Soc., part viii. p. 126. ... Leipoa ocellata, Gould, Birds of Australia, fol., vol. v. pl. 78. ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"22 : Lowan, «. aboriginal bird- name for Leipoa ocellata, Gould. ... There the so-called Malice hen, or Native name, Lowan {Leipoa ocellata], loves to dwell ..."

3. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Leipoa ocellata, Gould Vol. V. PI. 78. Since I wrote my account of this bird, it has been found to be abundantly dispersed over all parts of the Murray ..."

4. Australia Twice Traversed: The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative by Ernest Giles (1889)
"... Wells — Mount Marie and Mount Jeanie—Pointed ranges to the west—Chop a passage—Traces of volcanic action—Highly magnetic hills—The Leipoa ocellata— ..."

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