Definition of jabiru
: a large tropical American stork (Jabiru mycteria) with a massive black bill
Origin and Etymology of jabiru
New Latin, from Portuguese jaburu, jabiru, from Tupi jamburú, jamurú
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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