Definition of Order Galliformes

1. Noun. Pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Galliformes

order Equisetales
order Ericales
order Erysiphales
order Eubacteriales
order Eubryales
order Euphausiacea
order Eurotiales
order Eurypterida
order Exocycloida
order Fagales
order Falconiformes
order Filicales
order Foraminifera
order Fucales
order Gadiformes
order Galliformes (current term)
order Ganoidei
order Gaviiformes
order Gentianales
order Geophilomorpha
order Geraniales
order Ginkgoales
order Gnetales
order Graminales
order Gregarinida
order Gruiformes
order Guttiferales
order Gymnophiona
order Haemosporidia
order Haplosporidia

Literary usage of Order Galliformes

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

1. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"The order Galliformes of the class Aves or birds is one of some eighteen similar orders of birds. It contains several families, namely, the grouse-birds, ..."

2. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"... Second Ornithological Congress at Budapest in 1891. His nomenclature and that of Mr. EW Oates have also been followed. Order GALLIFORMES. Game-Birds. ..."

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