Meleagris gallopavo

Definitions of Meleagris gallopavo
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n large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food

Synonyms:
turkey
Types:
gobbler, tom, tom turkey, turkey cock
male turkey
Type of:
domestic fowl, fowl, poultry
a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl

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