puffbird

noun

Definition of puffbird

: any of numerous South American and Central American zygodactyl birds of the family Bucconidae that are related to the jacamars and often sit with the feathers of the head fluffed out

called also barbet

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“Puffbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puffbird. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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