from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun l. The typical genus of the family Podargidæ. There are several species, confined to the Australian and Papuan regions, as P. strigoides, or P. cuvieri, known to the colonists as more-pork, from its cry.
  • noun [lowercase] A species of this genus; a podargue.

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  • noun type genus of the Podargidae


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