Definition of araponga
: bellbird a
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Origin and Etymology of araponga
borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese, altered (perhaps by conflation with arara “macaw” and other bird names with initial ara-) from earlier guigrapónga, guiraponga, uiraponga, borrowed from Tupi w i̵rapoŋa, from w i̵ra “bird” + -poŋa, element of uncertain meaning
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