Definición de megapode en inglés:

megapode

Silabificación: meg·a·pode
Pronunciación: /ˈmeɡəˌpōd
 
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sustantivo

A large ground-dwelling Australasian and Southeast Asian bird that builds a large mound of debris to incubate its eggs by the heat of decomposition. Also called mound builder.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Instead of using body heat to directly incubate eggs, megapodes passively incubate eggs.
  • What sets megapodes apart from these game birds is their extraordinary breeding behavior.
  • Then there's the curious megapode, a big-footed bird that is built like a chicken and emits a cry they say sounds just like a cat's.

Origen

mid 19th century: from modern Latin Megapodius (genus name), from mega- 'large' + Greek pous, pod- 'foot'.

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Pronunciación: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
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