Meleagrididae

plural noun Mele·agrid·i·dae \ˌmelēəˈgridəˌdē\

Definition of Meleagrididae

  1. :  a family of large North American birds (order Galliformes) that comprise the turkeys and a few extinct related birds and are sometimes placed in a subfamily of Phasianidae

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Origin and Etymology of meleagrididae

New Latin, from Meleagrid-, Meleagris, type genus + -idae


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