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- n. A bird of South America: Rhynchotus rufescens, the red-winged tinamou.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A South American tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens); -- called also perdiz grande, and rufous tinamou. See Illust. of tinamou.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The large South American tinamou, Rhynchotus rufescens. See cut under Rhynchotus.
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Herds of deer roam in the open glades; droves of pigs are found in the forest somewhat similar to those of England; and a bird, the ynambu guazu, as large as a pheasant; while quails are seen in flocks in the esteros, -- with snipe, wild pigeons, and other birds.
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