The common names for Meleagris gallopavo in other languages also frequently
reflect its exotic ... In Portuguese and Galician, the word for turkey is peru, which
also refers to the country Peru, but...
Nov 23, 2016 ... But our own native American turkeys (not yet called turkeys), were alos .... I
actually don't mind what did you say about that word, cause even if our ..... As for
the nation, Peru, the bird likely got its name in Portuguese from the ...
Glou-glou ... In English turkeys say gobble gobble gobble What do turkeys say in
French? ... In English turkeys say gobble but what do they say in portuguese?
Nov 25, 2010 ... The Portuguese word for the turkey is peru (just like the country). In 16th century
Portugal, when turkeys were first brought to Europe, there was ...
Mar 10, 2015 ... A Portuguese does not 'give up,' he 'takes his little horse away from the ..... Hi
Mike, before I say anything I would like to say that I am not a troll, ...
Nov 25, 2014 ... Turkeys are native to the Americas, but the Europeans first encountering them ...
that name it after Peru, including Croatian, Hawaiian, and Portuguese. ... Well, it's
huehxōlōtl, but I can't find an origin for it from another word.
Nov 23, 2010 ... Six subspecies of wild turkeys are native to North America, as shown ... pregnant
with Meleager, she overheard the three Fates say he would live only .... as did the
Portuguese themselves; the word for turkey, galinhas do Peru ...
Nov 17, 2012 ... But she tripped up in the stuffing department—actually, I should say, dressing ...
And the Portuguese voodoo that only she pulled off? ..... the true first
Thanksgiving meal (where it seemed there were no turkeys; yes I went all ...
Nov 24, 2015 ... People will sometimes tell you that in Turkey, the turkey is called "the American
bird. ... The Portuguese didn't get the turkey from Calicut or anywhere else in
India, of course. ... up the African coast, where they picked up guinea-fowl, which
are a lot like turkeys. ... But they didn't say where they got...
Nov 23, 2010 ... Sixteenth century importers in Portugal were apparently under the impression
that that was where the birds originated from. Ironically, the name of turkeys in the
Turkish language is even more ... we refer to them -- though I suspect they would
prefer to be called anything but 'dinner'. ... I was gonna say that.