from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A remarkable genus of South American oscine passerine birds, of the family Cotingidæ and subfamily Gymnoderinæ, including those fruit-crows which are known as umbrella-birds: so called from their singular crests.
  • n. Same as Cephaloptera.

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  • n. a genus of Cotingidae


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