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noun tu·ra·co \ˈtr-ə-(ˌ)kō\
plural tu·ra·cos

Definition of TURACO

:  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

tu·ra·co or tou·ra·co \ˈtr-ə-(ˌ)kō\

Origin of TURACO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1743


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