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tu·ra·coalso 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.]
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n, pl -cos
(Animals) a variant spelling of touraco
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|Noun||1.||turaco - large brightly crested bird of Africa|
cuculiform bird - birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)
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