Definition of trogon
: any of numerous nonpasserine tropical birds (family Trogonidae) with brilliant often iridescent plumage
Origin and Etymology of trogon
New Latin, genus name, from Greek trōgōn, present participle of trōgein to gnaw
First Known Use: 1792
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up trogon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).