Definition of maleo in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmalɪəʊ/

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(also maleo fowl)

noun (plural maleos or same)

  • A megapode native to Sulawesi, with black upper parts and white underparts.
    • Macrocephalon maleo, family Megapodiidae


mid 19th century: from the Moluccan dialect of Malay.

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