toucan

noun tou·can \ ˈtü-ˌkan , -ˌkän , tü-ˈ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of toucan

:any of a family (Ramphastidae) of chiefly fruit-eating birds of tropical America with brilliant coloring and a very large but light and thin-walled bill

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Origin and Etymology of toucan

French, from Portuguese tucano, from Tupi tukána


TOUCAN Defined for English Language Learners

toucan

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Definition of toucan for English Language Learners

  • : a tropical American bird that has bright feathers and a very large beak


TOUCAN Defined for Kids

toucan

noun tou·can \ ˈtü-ˌkan \

Definition of toucan for Students

:a brightly colored tropical bird that has a very large beak and feeds mostly on fruit


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