Definition of Megapodes

1. Noun. (plural of megapode) ¹



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Definition of Megapodes

1. megapode [n] - See also: megapode

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megapodes

megaphonists
megaphyll
megaphyllous
megaphylls
megaphyte
megaphytes
megaphyton
megapixel
megapixels
megaplan
megaplans
megaplex
megaplexes
megapod
megapode
megapodes (current term)
megapods
megapoleis
megapolis
megapolises
megapolitan
megapolitans
megapopular
megaportal
megaportals
megaprimaries
megaprimary
megaprimer
megaprimers
megaproducer

Literary usage of Megapodes

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

1. In the Andamans and Nicobars: The Narrative of a Cruise in the Schooner by Cecil Boden Kloss (1903)
"... Chinese Junks — Thatch— Relics — The Reef— megapodes — Monkeys — Full-dressed Natives — Medicine—A Death Ceremony—Talismans—Fish and Fishing—Geology. ..."

2. A Text-book of Zoogeography by Frank Evers Beddard (1895)
"The latter often have a convoluted windpipe, which does not occur in the megapodes, but is met with in some Guinea fowls and in the Grouse (Tetrao ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1888)
"This was done ; but now the natives missed the megapodes' eggs, so they asked the Shark to bring the megapodes back but to confine them to one spot. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"The men went to the shark and asked him to take the megapodes away. ... The result may be now seen: the megapodes lay their eggs on two large open patches ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"The megapodes increased so rapidly that they began to make havoc by digging in the ... The men went to the shark and asked him to take the megapodes away. ..."

6. Habit and Instinct by Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1896)
"But young megapodes are not fostered by the parent; ... It would be of great interest to ascertain whether these young megapodes show an instinctive ..."

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