from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of several dragoon-birds, or South American fruit-crows, of the genus Cephalopterus: so called from the radiating crest which overshadows the head, as in C. ornatus, C. penduliger, and C. glabricollis.

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  • noun black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle


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