Houtou

Hou´tou


n.1.(Zool.) A beautiful South American motmot.
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D'Entrecasteaux's botanist, Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardiere, thought that the Tasmanians 'suffer[ed] their beards to grow' (1800: 290), thereby not only describing beard length but also giving expression to a general European dislike at this time of facial hair.
tells us that this name was first published by the botanist Jacques Julien Houtou de Labillardiere (1755-1834).