Leipoa ocellata
lowan lowan n. The Australian moundbird ({Leipoa ocellata}); it incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds.

Syn: mallee fowl, mallee-fowl, leipoa, {Leipoa ocellata}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Leipoa ocellata — Leipoa Lei*po a (l[ i]*p[=o] [.a]), n. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of Australian gallinaceous birds including but a single species ({Leipoa ocellata}), about the size of a turkey. Its color is variegated, brown, black, white, and gray. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leipoa ocellata —   Talégalo leipoa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leipoa ocellata — Thermometerhuhn Thermometerhuhn (Leipoa ocellata) Systematik Ordnung: Hühnervögel (Galliformes) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leipoa ocellata — lowan lowan n. The Australian moundbird ({Leipoa ocellata}); it incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds. Syn: mallee fowl, mallee fowl, leipoa, {Leipoa ocellata}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leipoa ocellata — mallee bird mal*lee bird (Zo[ o]l.) [From native name.] The leipoa, or Australian moundbird; it incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds. See {Leipoa}. Syn: mallee fowl, mallee fowl, leipoa, lowan, {Leipoa ocellata}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leipoa ocellata — mallee fowl mallee fowl n. (Zo[ o]l.), Same as {mallee bird} ({Leipoa ocellata}). See also {Leipoa}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leipoa ocellata — mallee hen mallee hen n. (Zo[ o]l.), The adult female of the mallee fowl ({Leipoa ocellata}). See {Leipoa}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leipoa ocellata — akiuotoji višta statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Leipoa ocellata angl. malleefowl vok. Thermometerhuhn, n rus. глазчатая курица, f pranc. léipoa ocellé, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – akiuotosios vištos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Leipoa ocellata — noun Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds • Syn: ↑mallee fowl, ↑leipoa, ↑lowan • Hypernyms: ↑megapode, ↑mound bird, ↑mound bird, ↑mound builder, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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