gallinacean

gallinacean

[gal-uh-ney-shuhn]
noun
a gallinaceous bird.

Origin:
1835–45; < Neo-Latin Gallinace(ae) name of a group (feminine plural of Latin gallīnāceus (adj.) gallinaceous) + -an

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gallinacean (ˌɡælɪˈneɪʃən)
 
n
any gallinaceous bird

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