macaw

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English[edit]

A macaw

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese macao, from Tupian.

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Noun[edit]

macaw (plural macaws)

  1. Any of various parrots of the genera Ara, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Orthopsittaca, Primolius and Diopsittaca of Central and South America, including the largest parrots and characterized by long sabre-shaped tails, curved powerful bills, and usually brilliant plumage.

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