gallinaceous

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin gallīnāceus, from gallīna ‎(hen), itself from gallus ‎(cock).

Adjective[edit]

gallinaceous ‎(comparative more gallinaceous, superlative most gallinaceous)

  1. (zoology) related to the genus Gallus, poultry; notably said of the order Galliformes.

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