HyperDic: meleagris_gallopavo

English > 1 sense of the expression Meleagris gallopavo:
NOUNanimalMeleagris gallopavo, turkeylarge gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail
English > Meleagris gallopavo: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food.
Synonymturkey
Member ofMeleagris, genus Meleagristype genus of the Meleagrididae
Narrowerturkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkeymale turkey
Broaderdomestic fowl, fowl, poultryA domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
Spanishguanajo, pavo, pisco
Catalangall dindi

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