(syn. Meleagris Ϯ Wild Turkey M. gallopavo) Gr. κεγχραμις kenkhramis  trachoma of the eyes  < κεγχρος kenkhros  speck, stye in the eye; "47  KALKOEN, in 't Latyn Cochramus. *  By LINNÆUS Syst. Nat. geslacht 67. onder den naam van Meleagris vermeld" (Moehring 1758); "Cenchramus Moehr. (t. c., S. 3 u. 36) ist synonym mit Meleagris Linné (t. c., S 85)" (Poche 1904).  Var. Cenchramus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 16 January 2019).