HyperDic: raphus_cucullatus

English > 1 sense of the expression Raphus cucullatus:
NOUNanimalRaphus cucullatus, dodoextinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons
English > Raphus cucullatus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningExtinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons.
Synonymdodo
Member ofRaphus, genus Raphustype genus of the Raphidae
Broadercolumbiform birdA cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes
Spanishdodo, dronte, raphus cucullatus
Catalandodo, raphus cucullatus, Raphus cucullatus

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