Casuarius

noun

Ca·​su·​ar·​i·​us
ˌkazhəˈwa(a)rēəs
: a genus (the type and sole representative of the family Casuariidae) of ratite birds comprising the cassowaries

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Malay kĕsuari

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“Casuarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Casuarius. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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