from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several long-tailed, crested South and Central American game birds of the family Cracidae, related to the pheasants and domestic fowl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several species of bird in the genera Nothocrax, Mitu, Pauxi and Crax of the Cracidae family, limited to the Americas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large gallinaceous bird of the American genera Crax, Ourax, etc., of the family Cracidæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the large gallinaceous South American birds of the genera Crax and Pauxi, and the subfamily Cracinæ.
- n. plural The family Cracidæ.
- n. Also spelled carasow, carassow, and also called hocco, mituporanga, and by other names.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large crested arboreal game bird of warm parts of the Americas having long legs and tails; highly esteemed as game and food
Alteration of Curaçao .(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)