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domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Subject: domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
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Jacob van der Kerckhoven - A Turkey in a Wooded Glade.jpg
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domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Artist Jaques van de Kerckhove (–1712)  
Title A Turkey in a Wooded Glade
Date 17th century
Medium oil on canvas

The domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large poultry bird, domestic form of the wild turkey. The English language name for this species results from an early misidentification of the bird with an unrelated species which was imported to Europe through the country of Turkey.

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