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Definition of Wattle turkey
Wattle turkeyWattle Wat"tle, n. [AS. watel, watul, watol, hurdle, covering,
wattle; cf. OE. watel a bag. Cf. Wallet.]
1. A twig or flexible rod; hence, a hurdle made of such rods.
And there he built with wattles from the marsh A
little lonely church in days of yore. --Tennyson.
2. A rod laid on a roof to support the thatch.
(a) A naked fleshy, and usually wrinkled and highly
colored, process of the skin hanging from the chin or
throat of a bird or reptile.
(b) Barbel of a fish.
(a) The astringent bark of several Australian trees of the
genus Acacia, used in tanning; -- called also
(b) (Bot.) The trees from which the bark is obtained. See
Savanna wattle, under Savanna.
Wattle turkey. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Brush turkey.
Meaning of Wattle turkey from wikipedia
- A wattle
is a fleshy caruncle hanging
from various parts
of the head or neck in several groups
and mammals. Caruncles
in birds include those
of North America
and the ocellated turkey
of both turkey species
have a distinctive fleshy wattle
from the top...
to American turkeys
, nor to the Australian
is also known
as the bush turkey
. Its closest relatives
are the wattled
- animal's anatomy'. Within
this definition, caruncles
in birds include wattles
(or dewlaps), combs, snoods, and earlobes. The term caruncle
- gobblers, have a large, featherless, reddish
head, red throat, and red wattles
on the throat
and neck. The head has fleshy growths called
Park is a public
park in Melbourne, Australia, located
in the suburb
. It is known
for its plantation
of 12,000 wattle
trees. It is currently...
- The wattled brushturkey
(Aepypodius arfaki****) is a species
of bird in the family
Megapodiidae. It is found
in New Guinea. Its natural habitats
birds, i.e. the comb, wattle
, and earlobe, which collectively
caruncles, however, in turkeys caruncle refers specifically
- domestic turkey
(Meleagris gallopavo) is a large
fowl, one of the two species
in the genus Meleagris
and the same as the wild turkey
. Although turkey
- bustard: Alectura Australian
brushturkey, Alectura lathami Aepypodius Wattled
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