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guan

 (gwän)
n.
Any of several large game birds of the family Cracidae, native to tropical forests of Central and South America and resembling the curassows.

[American Spanish, from Kuna (Chibchan language of Panama and northern Colombia) kwama or Miskito kwamu or a kindred indigenous source.]

guan

(ɡwɑːn)
n
(Animals) any gallinaceous bird of the genera Penelope, Pipile, etc, of Central and South America: family Cracidae (curassows)
[C18: from American Spanish]

guan

(gwɑn)

n.
any of various long-tailed gallinaceous birds of the family Cracidae, inhabiting New World tropical forests.
[1735–45; < one or more American Indian languages of the Caribbean coast]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guan - any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidaeguan - any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food
gallinacean, gallinaceous bird - heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds
Cracidae, family Cracidae - curassows; guans; chachalacas
piping guan - a kind of guan
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