Meg"a*pode (?), n. [Mega- + Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot.] Zool.

Any one of several species of large-footed, gallinaceous birds of the genera Megapodius and Leipoa, inhabiting Australia and other Pacific islands. See Jungle fowl (b) under Jungle, and Leipoa.

 

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