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A megapode native to Sulawesi, with black upper parts and white underparts.
- ‘The two areas are home to numerous endangered species, including the maleo fowl.’
- ‘The distribution of maleo nesting-grounds is now fairly well known in North Sulawesi.’
- ‘Maleos incubate their eggs by burying them.’
- ‘We could see the maleo tracks in the hard sand, and the areas where they had laid their eggs.’
Mid 19th century: from the Moluccan dialect of Malay.
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