Definitions of lowan
  1. noun
    Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds
    synonyms: Leipoa ocellata, leipoa, mallee fowl
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    mallee hen
    adult female mallee fowl
    type of:
    megapode, mound bird, mound builder, mound-bird, scrub fowl
    large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
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