HyperDic: scrub_fowl

English > 1 sense of the expression scrub fowl:
NOUNanimalscrub fowl, megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, mound builderlarge-footed short-winged birds of Australasia
English > scrub fowl: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs.
Synonymsmegapode, mound bird, mound-bird, mound builder
Member ofMegapodiidae, family Megapodiidaemegapodes
Narrowerbrush turkey, Alectura lathamiblack megapode of wooded regions / regions of Australia and New Guinea
maleo, Macrocephalon maleoCelebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches
mallee fowl, leipoa, lowan, Leipoa ocellataAustralian mound bird
Broadergallinaceous bird, gallinaceanHeavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
Spanishmegapode, megapodiidae, megápodo
Catalanmegapode, megapòdid

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