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  • n. Any of various tropical passerine birds in the family Bucconidae, related to the jacamars.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. brownish tropical American bird having a large head with fluffed out feathers

Etymologies

puff +‎ bird, because their loose abundant plumage and short tails make them look stout and puffy. (Wiktionary)

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