hornbill

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A 19th-century watercolour of a Helmeted Hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil). The artist painted the tail excessively long.
The Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros), one of the largest hornbills

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From horn + bill

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hornbill (plural hornbills)

  1. Any of various birds of the family Bucerotidae, with bills resembling a cow's horn. Many species have a casque above the bill, and many imprison their young in a tree.

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