Buceros

noun
Bu·​ce·​ros | \ ˈbyüsəˌräs \

Definition of Buceros

: the type genus of a family (Bucerotidae) comprising a number of typical hornbills — see bucerotes

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History and Etymology for Buceros

New Latin, from Greek boukerōs with horns like those of cattle, from bous head of cattle + keras horn

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“Buceros.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Buceros. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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