Origin of gallinaceous
Words nearby gallinaceous
How to use gallinaceous in a sentence
The gallinaceous birds include the large blue grouse of the coast, replaced in the Rocky Mountains by the dusky grouse.
It is certain that between Claudit and the gallinaceous tribe obscure affinities existed.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
The grouse is a northern bird, extending into far colder regions than any other subfamily of the gallinaceous group.Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast|Harry Thom Payne
Partridge, pr′trij, n. a genus of gallinaceous birds preserved for game.
Pheasant, fez′ant, n. a gallinaceous bird abundant in Britain, and highly valued as food.