Definition of Gallinaceous bird

1. Noun. Heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallinaceous Bird

galliform
galliforms
galligaskins
galligu
gallimatia
gallimaufrey
gallimaufreys
gallimaufries
gallimaufry
gallin
gallina
gallinaceae
gallinacean
gallinaceans
gallinaceous
gallinaceous bird (current term)
gallinae
galline
galling
gallingly
gallinipper
gallinippers
gallinule
gallinules
galliot
galliots
gallipot
gallipots
gallise
gallised

Literary usage of Gallinaceous bird

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by George J Hagar (1910)
"... Wood Grouse, or Cock of the Woods, a large gallinaceous bird ( Tetrao ... gallinaceous bird ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"The bill is truly the bill of a gallinaceous bird, and has not the slightest ... The foot evidently belongs to a gallinaceous bird, and is peculiar for its ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"... rouge au bee ae Becasse is not a gallinaceous bird, nor does it belong to the natural group of which the Apteryx is now the only living representative; ..."

4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1845)
"The fragment of a tarsus, from the collection of M. Bravard, comes from Arde, likewise in Auvergne; it belongs to a spurred gallinaceous bird, ..."

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