hoatzin
noun Etymology: ultimately from Nahuatl huāctzin the laughing falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans) Date: 1661 a crested large South American bird (Opisthocomos hoazin) with blue facial skin, red eyes, brown plumage marked with white above, and claws on the first and second digits of the wing when young

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  • Hoatzin — by Beni River, Bolivia Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Hoatzin — (Opisthocomus hoazin) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung: Opisthocomiformes …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hoatzin — Ho at*zin, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Hoazin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoatzin — hoatzin. (Del nahua huatzin, faisán). m. Méx. Ave tropical con cresta, un poco menor que el faisán, de color pardo oscuro, con matices verde brillante …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hoatzin — (Del nahua huatzin, faisán). m. Méx. Ave tropical con cresta, un poco menor que el faisán, de color pardo oscuro, con matices verde brillante …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • hoatzin — [hō at′sin, wät sēn′] n. [AmSp < Nahuatl uatzin] a crested South American bird (Opisthocomus hoazin) of an order (Opisthocomiformes) with only one species: the wings of its young have claws …   English World dictionary

  • hoatzin — /hoh at sin, waht sin/, n. a blue faced, crested bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, of the Amazon and Orinoco forests, having as a nestling a large, temporary claw on the second and third digits of the forelimb, for climbing among the tree branches. Also …   Universalium

  • Hoatzin — Hoazin Hoazin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hoatzin — hoacinai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Opisthocomus angl. hoatzin vok. Hoatzin, m; Zigeunerhuhn, n rus. гоацин, m pranc. hoazin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – hoacininiai siauresnis terminas – hoacinas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hoatzin — hoacinai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Opisthocomus angl. hoatzin vok. Hoatzin, m; Zigeunerhuhn, n rus. гоацин, m pranc. hoazin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – hoacininiai siauresnis terminas – hoacinas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Hoatzin — hoacinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Opisthocomus hoazin angl. hoatzin vok. Hoatzin, m rus. гоацин, m pranc. hoazin huppé, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – hoacinai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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