HyperDic: galliformes

English > 1 sense of the word Galliformes:
NOUNanimalGalliformes, order Galliformespheasants
English > Galliformes: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningpheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins.
Synonymorder Galliformes
Member ofAves, class Aves(ornithology) the class of birds
MembersCracidae, family Cracidaecurassows
Megapodiidae, family Megapodiidaemegapodes
Meleagrididae, family Meleagrididaeturkeys and some extinct forms
Opisthocomidae, family OpisthocomidaeComprising the hoatzins
Phasianidae, family Phasianidaepheasants
Tetraonidae, family Tetraonidaegrouse
gallinaceous bird, gallinaceanHeavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
Spanishgalliformes, Galliformes, orden Galliformes
CatalanGal·liforme, gal·liformes, galliformes, Galliformes

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