Megapodius

noun
Mega·​po·​di·​us

Definition of Megapodius

: a genus (the type of the family Megapodiidae) of gallinaceous birds

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History and Etymology for Megapodius

New Latin, from mega- + -podius (from Greek pod-, pous foot)

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“Megapodius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Megapodius. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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