Definition of tapacolo
1 : a small plainly colored clamatorial terrestrial bird (Scelorchilus albicollis) of the family Rhinocryptidae of Chile and Argentina having short rounded wings and short tail carried erect
2 : any of several birds related to the tapacolo — see turco
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Origin and Etymology of tapacolo
American Spanish tapaculo, literally, one that covers its backside, from Spanish tapar to cover + culo backside, from Latin culus — more at culet
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