Definition of Scrub fowl

1. Noun. Large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrub Fowl

scrowle
scrowled
scrowles
scrowling
scrowls
scrows
scroyle
scroyles
scrub
scrub-bird
scrub beefwood
scrub bird
scrub birds
scrub brush
scrub bull
scrub fowl (current term)
scrub nurse
scrub oak
scrub oaks
scrub palmetto
scrub pine
scrub plane
scrub robin
scrub robins
scrub typhus
scrub up
scrub wallabies
scrub wallaby
scrubbable
scrubbed

Literary usage of Scrub fowl

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"193 : Scrub-fowl, n. name applied birds of the genus Megapodius. see Megapode. Scrub-Gum, ;/. ... Scrub-hen, iq Scrub-fowl. Scrub-Ironwood, n. See Ironica. ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"193 : Scrub-fowl, n. name applied to birds of the genus Megapodius. See Megapode. ... See Gum, Scrub-hen, iq Scrub-fowl. Scrub-Ironwood, ;/. See Iron- wood. ..."

3. The Principles of Agriculture for High Schools by John Henry Gehrs (1919)
"A scrub fowl is one which carries a very small amount, if any, of the blood of an improved breed. Sometimes the term " scrub" may refer to the native, ..."

4. Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture by Indiana State Board of Agriculture (1890)
"Now we have here an average of four pounds each more flesh than the scrub fowl, or forty-eight pounds more meat to the dozen fowle, which, at eight cents a ..."

5. From My Verandah in New Guinea: Sketches and Traditions by Hugh Hastings Romilly (1889)
"... collection was the result —ducks and teal, several of the huge goura pigeons, probably the largest pigeon in the world, and scrub fowl of various sorts. ..."

6. From My Verandah in New Guinea: Sketches and Traditions by Hugh Hastings Romilly (1889)
"scrub fowl, megapodes, parrots, and quail abound, but the grass is so long that it would be hopeless work to shoot any, as the chances would be very much ..."

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