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gallinacean

[gal-uh-ney-shuh n]
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noun
  1. a gallinaceous bird.

Origin of gallinacean

1835–45; < New Latin Gallinace(ae) name of a group (feminine plural of Latin gallīnāceus (adj.) gallinaceous) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for gallinacean

gallinacean

noun
  1. any gallinaceous bird
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