from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Cuban trogon (Priotelus temnurus) with a serrated bill and a tail that is concave at the end.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cuban trogon (Priotelus temnurus) having a serrated bill and a tail concave at the end.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Cuban trogon, Prionotelus temnurus.


Probably from the Native American name via Spanish. (Wiktionary)


  • Titled "Punto de Contacto" Point of Contact, the artwork includes images from the two countries, from Canadian ravens to the Cuban tocororo, a bird of the Sierra Maestra mountains.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Also to be seen are birds such as the tocororo (Priotelus temnurus), zunzuncito or p├íjaro mosca (Mellisuga helenae), sabanero (Sturnella magna hipocrepis), cartacuba (Todus multicolor), carpintero jabado (Melanerpes superciliaris) and the bat endemic to the island, Mormopterus minutus.

    Cuban dry forests

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