toucan

noun
tou·​can | \ ˈtü-ˌkan How to pronounce toucan (audio) , -ˌkän, tü-ˈkan, -ˈkän How to pronounce toucan (audio) \

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

Examples of toucan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 While still overconfident and excessively horny per usual, Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) is dealing with her own insecurities as a newly sober toucan trying to figure out how her non-inebriated self fits into society and her pre-existing relationships. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021 The series follows the exploits of a toucan and her songbird friend. Zoe Christen Jones, CBS News, 13 Aug. 2021 This funny show starring an oversexed toucan and her dear, insecure aviary friend doesn’t provide all the answers or solutions. Eric Vilas-boas And John Maher, Vulture, 6 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of toucan

1568, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for toucan

French, from Portuguese tucano, from Tupi tukána

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16 Dec 2021

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“Toucan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toucan. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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toucan

noun

English Language Learners Definition of toucan

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

toucan

noun
tou·​can | \ ˈtü-ˌkan How to pronounce toucan (audio) \

Kids Definition of toucan

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

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