calao

noun
ca·​lao | \ kəˈlau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of calao

: a very large Philippine hornbill (Buceros hydrocorax) with a large red bill and casque, rufous head and neck, dull black breast, brown back and wings, and a white tail often stained yellowish buff

called also rufous hornbill

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History and Etymology for calao

Spanish, from Tagalog kalaw

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“Calao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calao. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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