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  • n. A green pigment found in the feathers of the turacou.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A green pigment found in the feathers of the turacou. See turacin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The green coloring matter of the feathers of the turakoo.

Etymologies

See turacou and verdant. (Wiktionary)

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  • A green pigment found in the feathers of touracos, which is unusual as green in birds is usually produced by refraction of light.

    November 11, 2007