turaco

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Related to Musophagiformes: Opisthocomiformes

tu·ra·co

also tou·ra·co (to͝or′ə-kō′)
n. pl. tu·ra·cos also tou·ra·cos
Any of various fruit-eating African birds of the family Musophagidae, having brightly colored plumage, a long tail, and a prominent crest.

[French, perhaps of West African origin.]

turaco

(ˈtʊərəˌkəʊ)
n, pl -cos
(Animals) a variant spelling of touraco
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turaco - large brightly crested bird of Africaturaco - large brightly crested bird of Africa
cuculiform bird - birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)