manucode

noun man·u·code \ˈmanyəˌkōd\

Definition of manucode

  1. :  any of various birds of paradise; especially :  a chiefly iridescent black or greenish bird (genus Manucodia) of Australia and New Guinea

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Origin and Etymology of manucode

French, from New Latin manucodiata, from Malay manuq dewata, literally, bird of the gods


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