Definitions

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

  • n. Any of various weak-flying, cuckoolike African birds of the family Musophagidae, many of which have brightly colored plumage and long tails.

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  • n. Alternative form of turaco.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as turacou.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Turacus.

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

  • n. large brightly crested bird of Africa

Etymologies

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

French, perhaps of West African origin.

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  • Any of several large, brightly colored birds of Africa having a helmetlike crest. Also turacou.

    February 14, 2007