|n.||1.||(Zool.) A bird of Madagascar (Leptosomus discolor), the only living type of a family allied to the rollers. It has a pair of loral plumes. The male is glossy green above, with metallic reflections; the female is spotted with brown and black.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.