Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of hornbills, of the family Buccrotidæ, in which Brisson (1760) placed all the species of hornbills known to him: restricted by late writers to the group of hornbills of the Philippines of which Buceros hydrocorax of Linnæus is the type, characterized by a flattened casque, chestnut-red and black plumage, and white tail.
  • n. A genus of cormorants, of the family Phalacrocoracidæ: a synonym of Phalacrocorax or Graculus.
  • n. See cut under cormorant.

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Examples

  • Buceros bicornis), Rufous hornbill (Buceros hydrocorax ), Austen's brown hornbill (Anorrhinus austeni), wreathed hornbill ( Rhyticeros undulatus) and Oriental pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris

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