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macaw

noun ma·caw \mə-ˈk\

: a bird of South and Central America that has a long tail and bright colorful feathers

Full Definition of MACAW

:  any of numerous parrots (especially genus Ara) of South and Central America including some of the largest and showiest of parrots

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Origin of MACAW

Portuguese (now obsolete) macao
First Known Use: 1625
MACAW Defined for Kids

macaw

noun ma·caw \mə-ˈk\

Definition of MACAW for Kids

:  a large parrot of Central and South America with a long tail, a harsh voice, and bright feathers

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