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ma·caw

 (mə-kô′)
n.
Any of various parrots of several genera found in Mexico and South and Central America, including the largest parrots and characterized by a long tail, curved powerful bill, and usually brilliant plumage.

[Portuguese macaú, from macaúba, kind of palm tree, from Tupí macahuba, palm tree : maca, palm + ybá, tree.]

macaw

(məˈkɔː)
n
(Animals) any large tropical American parrot of the genera Ara and Anodorhynchus, having a long tail and brilliant plumage
[C17: from Portuguese macau, of unknown origin]

ma•caw

(məˈkɔ)

n.
any of various extremely large, long-tailed parrots of the genera Ara and Anodorhynchus, of the New World tropics, noted for their brilliant plumage and harsh voice.
[1660–70; < Portuguese macao, macau < Tupi mak'o]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macaw - long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South Americamacaw - long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots
parrot - usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
genus Ara, Ara - macaws
Translations
ara
arapapagáj

macaw

[məˈkɔː] Nguacamayo m

macaw

nAra m

macaw

[məˈkɔː] n (bird) → ara