gallinae definition

  • noun:
    • An order of birds, like the typical domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, quails, and allied types; -- sometimes called Rasores.
    • An order of wild birds, like the common domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, quails, and allied types; -- sometimes called Rasores.
    • An order of birds, such as the common domestic fowls, pheasants, grouse, quails, and allied kinds; -- occasionally called Rasores.
  • others:
    • A Linnean order of wild birds, the 5th associated with the system, made up of the genera Didus, Pavo, Meleagris, Crax, Phasianus, Numida, and Tetrao. It's practically exactly like the subsequent purchase Gallinaceæ, or Rasores without the pigeons.
    • An order of birds, the Gallinaceæ of authors, that sundry non-conformable genera being eliminated; the same as the Alectoromorphæ of Huxley.
    • A Linnean order of wild birds, the fifth of this system, consists of the genera Didus, Pavo, Meleagris, Crax, Phasianus, Numida, and Tetrao. It's virtually the same as the later order Gallinaceæ, or Rasores minus the pigeons.
    • An order of wild birds, the Gallinaceæ of writers, that sundry non-conformable genera are eradicated; exactly like the Alectoromorphæ of Huxley.
    • A Linnean purchase of birds, the fifth associated with system, consists of the genera Didus, Pavo, Meleagris, Crax, Phasianus, Numida, and Tetrao. It's practically the same as the subsequent purchase Gallinaceæ, or Rasores with no pigeons.
    • An order of wild birds, the Gallinaceæ of authors, from which sundry non-conformable genera were eradicated; the same as the Alectoromorphæ of Huxley.

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