plantain-eater love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bird of the family Musophagidæ, a plantain-cutter or touracou. See touracou.


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  • "He was reflecting upon the delightful possibilities—the West African eagle-owl, the blue plantain-eater, the many brilliant weavers and sun-birds, conceivably even the potto, when he heard the cry 'All hands to weigh anchor'..."

    --P. O'Brian, The Commodore, 209

    March 18, 2008