any one of a few large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia, which develop mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs. Known as also mound-builder, mound maker, megapode, brush turkey, and scrub fowl.
A bird of this household Megapodiidæ, and especially of this genus Megapodius.
large-footed short-winged wild birds of Australasia; build mounds of rotting vegetation to incubate eggs
large-footed short-winged wild birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying plant life to incubate eggs
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