Casuarius

noun Ca·su·ar·i·us \ˌkazhəˈwa(a)rēəs\

Definition of Casuarius

  1. :  a genus (the type and sole representative of the family Casuariidae) of ratite birds comprising the cassowaries

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Origin and Etymology of casuarius

New Latin, from Malay kĕsuari


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