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  • noun Plural form of curassow.

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Examples

  • Among the avifauna, harpy eagles (Harpia harpyja), curassows (Mitu selvini), and white-browned guans (Penelope jacucaca) are found.

    Napo moist forests

  • For example, on a number of Venezuelan ranches, yellow-raped curassows can be seen wandering around the cattle yards as if they were chickens. 7

    5 Chicken

  • It might be possible to produce curassows in organized farming or ranching.

    5 Chicken

  • The Indians distinguished the cries of sapagous, alouates, jaguars, cougars, peccaris, sloths, curassows, paraquas, and other birds, so that there must have been as full a forest chorus as Mr. Hullah himself could desire.

    The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852

  • When the great curassows reached the spot it was with a rush of wings that startled all the other creatures to the point of panic.

    The Black Phantom

  • It was not her first experience with the curassows but previously she had paid scant attention to them from the security of her perch in the spiny palm tree.

    The Black Phantom

  • A couple of curassows and a big monkey were killed by the colonel and Kermit.

    IX. Down an Unknown River into the Equatorial Forest

  • It was only on the rare occasions when we had killed some monkeys or curassows, or caught some fish, that everybody had enough.

    IX. Down an Unknown River into the Equatorial Forest

  • Half a dozen curassows of different species strolled through the rooms; there were also parrots of several different species, and immediately outside the house four or five herons, with unclipped wings, which would let us come within a few feet and then fly gracefully off, shortly afterward returning to the same spot.

    IV. The Headwaters of the Paraguay

  • Half a dozen curassows of different species strolled through the rooms; there were also parrots of several different species, and immediately outside the house four or five herons, with unclipped wings, which would let us come within a few feet and then fly gracefully off, shortly afterward returning to the same spot.

    Through the Brazilian Wilderness

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