Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several tropical or subtropical shorebirds of the family Jacanidae, having long toes adapted for walking on floating vegetation.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Portuguese jaçanã, from Tupí jaçanam, jaçanã, one that cries out.]

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