touracou
turaco uraco, turacou u*ra"cou, n. [Cf. F. touraco.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large brightly crested birds of the genus {Turacus}, native of Africa. They eat plantain and are remarkable for the peculiar green and red pigments found in their feathers. [Written also {touraco}, {touracou}, and {turakoo}.] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • touraco — turaco uraco, turacou u*ra cou, n. [Cf. F. touraco.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large brightly crested birds of the genus {Turacus}, native of Africa. They eat plantain and are remarkable for the peculiar green and red pigments… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turaco — uraco, turacou u*ra cou, n. [Cf. F. touraco.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large brightly crested birds of the genus {Turacus}, native of Africa. They eat plantain and are remarkable for the peculiar green and red pigments found in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turacou — turaco uraco, turacou u*ra cou, n. [Cf. F. touraco.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large brightly crested birds of the genus {Turacus}, native of Africa. They eat plantain and are remarkable for the peculiar green and red pigments… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turakoo — turaco uraco, turacou u*ra cou, n. [Cf. F. touraco.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large brightly crested birds of the genus {Turacus}, native of Africa. They eat plantain and are remarkable for the peculiar green and red pigments… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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