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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae — turkey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of American gallinaceous birds, including the common turkey and the wild turkeys.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek μελεαγρίς (meleagris, "guineafowl") (Wiktionary)

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