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turaco

noun tu·ra·co \ˈtu̇r-ə-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of turaco

plural turacos

  1. :  any of a family (Musophagidae) of typically crested African birds that are related to the cuckoos and have a long tail, a short stout often colored bill, and red wing feathers



Variants of turaco

or touraco \ˈtu̇r-ə-(ˌ)kō\

Origin of turaco

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1743


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