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turkey

Turkeys
See also Turkey

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
turkey

Plural
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  1. Either of two species of bird in the family Meleagrididae with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.
  2. (colloquial) A failure.
    That film was a turkey.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A stupid or incompetent person.
    The turkey cut in front of me and then berated me for running into him.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The act of throwing three strikes in a row.

Scientific names

  • Meleagris gallopavo
  • Meleagris ocellata

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • Australian turkey
  • brush turkey
  • bush turkey
  • cold turkey
  • go full turkey
  • scrub turkey
  • turkey buzzard
  • turkey nest
  • turkey shoot
  • turkey trot
  • turkey vulture
  • water turkey

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • Anhinga
  • Australian Bustard
  • Helmeted Guineafowl

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