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Noun: tinamou  'ti-nu,moo
  1. Heavy-bodied small-winged South American game bird resembling a gallinaceous bird but related to the ratite birds
    - partridge

Derived forms: tinamous

Type of: game bird

Part of: family Tinamidae, Tinamidae

Encyclopedia: Tinamou