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2 definitions found
 for Meleagris
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meleagris \Mel`e*a"gris\, prop. n. [L., the Guinea fowl.]
     (Zool.)
     A genus of American gallinaceous birds, including the common
     turkey and the wild turkeys.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Meleagris
      n 1: type genus of the Meleagrididae: wild and domestic turkeys
           [syn: Meleagris, genus Meleagris]

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