maleo

Definitions of maleo
  1. noun
    Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches
    synonyms: Macrocephalon maleo
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    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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