from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The large South American tinamou, Rhynchotus rufescens. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A South American tinamou (
Rhynchotus rufescens); -- called also perdiz grande, and rufous tinamou. See Illust.of tinamou.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
birdof South America: Rhynchotus rufescens, the red-winged tinamou.
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Herds of deer roam in the open glades; droves of pigs are found in the forest somewhat similar to those of England; and a bird, the ynambu guazu, as large as a pheasant; while quails are seen in flocks in the esteros, -- with snipe, wild pigeons, and other birds.