rufous tinamou
Ynambu Y*nam"bu, n. (Zo["o]l.) A South American tinamou ({Rhynchotus rufescens}); -- called also {perdiz grande}, and {rufous tinamou}. See Illust. of {Tinamou}. [1913 Webster]

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