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  • noun A yellow carotenoid pigment present in the feathers of some birds


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  • A yellow pigment found in touraco plumage.

    August 3, 2008

  • Strange birds! Their feathers can also contain turacoverdin, a green pigment, and turacin, a red pigment.

    August 4, 2008

  • I'd rather not think about how it's extracted!

    August 4, 2008

  • With a ladder.

    August 4, 2008