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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Leipoa \Lei*po"a\ (l[-i]*p[=o]"[.a]), n. [NL.] (Zool.) A genus of Australian gallinaceous birds including but a single species (Leipoa ocellata), about the size of a turkey. Its color is variegated, brown, black, white, and gray. Called also native pheasant. [1913 Webster] Note: It makes large mounds of sand and vegetable material, in which its eggs are laid to be hatched by the heat of the decomposing mass. [1913 Webster]