curassow

noun
cu·ras·sow | \ˈkyu̇r-ə-ˌsō, ˈku̇r-\

Definition of curassow 

: any of several large arboreal gallinaceous game birds (family Cracidae, especially genus Crax) of South and Central America

First Known Use of curassow

1685, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for curassow

alteration of Curaçao

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