megapode

noun
mega·​pode | \ ˈmegəˌpōd \
variants: or less commonly megapod \ -​ˌpäd \
plural -s

Definition of megapode

: a bird of the family Megapodiidae

called also mound bird

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History and Etymology for megapode

New Latin Megapodiidae

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“Megapode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megapode. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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