Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/09/18 Gallinaceous

Gallinaceous (adjective)
gallinaceous [gal-uh-ney-shuh s]


adjective
1. pertaining to or resembling the domestic fowls.
2. belonging or pertaining to the order Galliformes, comprising medium-sized, mainly ground-feeding domestic or game birds, as the chicken, turkey, grouse, pheasant, and partridge.



Origin: 1775–85; < Latin gallīnāceus pertaining to poultry, equivalent to gallīn(a ) hen (derivative of gallus cock) + -āceus -aceous

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