guanay

noun
gua·​nay | \ gwəˈnī \
variants: or less commonly guanay cormorant
plural guanayes\ -​īˌās \ or guanays\ -​īz \

Definition of guanay

: a white-breasted Peruvian cormorant (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii) that is a source of guano

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History and Etymology for guanay

guanay from American Spanish (Peru), probably from Quechua

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“Guanay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guanay. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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