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  1. Talegalla

    Talegalla is a genus of bird in the family Megapodiidae. First described by René Primevère Lesson in 1828, it contains the following species: Red-billed brushturkey (Talegalla cuvieri) Black-billed brushturkey (Talegalla fuscirostris) Collared brushturkey (Talegalla jobiensis)The name Talegalla is a combination of taleve, the French word for swamphen, and gallus, the Latin word for "cock". Lesson wrote that he created the word to hint at the unusual appearance of the red-billed brushturkey, which somewhat resembles a swamphen but is the size of a chicken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Talegallanoun

    a genus of Australian birds which includes the brush turkey. See Brush turkey


  1. Talegalla

    Talegalla is a genus of bird in the Megapodiidae family. It contains the following species: ⁕Red-billed Brushturkey ⁕Black-billed Brushturkey ⁕Collared Brushturkey

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Talegalla

    tal-e-gal′a, n. the brush-turkey, a genus of gallinaceous birds, in the same family as the mound-building Megapodes.—Also Talegall′us. [The latter part is probably from L. gallus, a cock.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of talegalla in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of talegalla in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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