Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[meg-uh-pohd] /ˈmɛg əˌpoʊd/

any of several large-footed, short-winged gallinaceous Australasian birds of the family Megapodiidae, typically building a compostlike mound of decaying vegetation as an incubator for their eggs.
any ground-living gallinaceous bird of the family Megapodiidae, of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands. Their eggs incubate in mounds of sand, rotting vegetation, etc, by natural heat Also called mound-builder See also brush turkey, mallee fowl


Read Also:

  • Megaplex

    [meg-uh-pleks] /ˈmɛg əˌplɛks/ noun 1. a large building containing many movie theaters, usually more than a dozen. /ˈmɛɡəˌplɛks/ noun 1.

  • Megapolis

    [muh-gap-uh-lis] /məˈgæp ə lɪs/ noun 1. .

  • Megapolitan

    [meg-uh-loh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈpɒl ɪ tn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a megalopolis. noun 2. an inhabitant of a megalopolis. [muh-gap-uh-lis] /məˈgæp ə lɪs/ noun 1. .

  • Megaproject

    /ˈmɛɡəˌprɒdʒɛkt/ noun 1. a very large, expensive, or ambitious business project

Disclaimer: Megapode definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.