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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird of South America: Rhynchotus rufescens, the red-winged tinamou.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A South American tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens); -- called also perdiz grande, and rufous tinamou. See Illust. of tinamou.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The large South American tinamou, Rhynchotus rufescens. See cut under Rhynchotus.


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