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maleo definition

  • noun:
    • A species of turkey-like bird within the megapode family, endemic to Sulawesi.
    • A bird of Celebes (megacephalon maleo), allied to your brush turkey. It creates mounds which to set its eggs.
    • a type of brush-turkey or mound-bird, Megacephalon maleo, a native of Celebes, of a glossy-black and rosy-white shade, with a bare neck and head. See Megacephalon.
    • Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches
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