piririgua

noun

pir·​i·​ri·​gua
¦pirərē¦gwä
plural -s
: a largely buff and brown South American cuckoo (Guira guira) resembling the anis in habit

Word History

Etymology

Portuguese piririguá, from Guarani

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“Piririgua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piririgua. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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