Sentence Examples


  • The gallinaceous birds are represented by a quail, Coturnix novae zealandiae, now exterminated.
  • Elliot, Gallinaceous Game Birds of North America (New York, 1897) and Wild Fowl of the United States and British Possessions (1898), and Robert Ridgway's learned and invaluable Birds of North and Middle America, published by the Smithsonian Institution, Bull.
  • GUINEA FOWL, a well-known domestic gallinaceous bird, so called from the country whence in modern times it was brought to Europe, the Meleagris and Avis or Gallina Numidica of ancient authors.'
  • " Osteology of Gallinaceous Birds," T.Z.S., v., 1863; " Rhinochetus," ibid.
  • But indications of such a syrinx occur also in Pittidae, pigeons and gallinaceous birds (Gallidae), the last cases being clearly analogous.