Meleagris gallopavo

Definitions of Meleagris gallopavo
  1. noun
    large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
    synonyms: turkey
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    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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