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tou·can(to͞o′kăn′, -kän′, to͞o-kăn′, -kän′)
Any of various South and Central American birds of the family Ramphastidae, having a very large bill and often brightly colored plumage, and feeding mainly on small fruits.
[French, from Portuguese tucano or Spanish tucán, both from Tupí tucano, type of bird.]
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(Animals) any tropical American arboreal fruit-eating bird of the family Ramphastidae, having a large brightly coloured bill with serrated edges and a bright plumage
[C16: from French, from Portuguese tucano, from Tupi tucana, probably imitative of its cry]
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tou•can(ˈtu kæn, -kɑn, tuˈkɑn)
any of several brightly colored, large billed, fruit-eating birds of the family Ramphastidae, of the New World tropics.
[1550–60; < French < Portuguese tucano < Tupi tucan]
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|Noun||1.||toucan - brilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak|
piciform bird - any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood
toucanet - small toucan
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toucan[ˈtuːkən] N → tucán m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
toucan[ˈtuːkən] n → toucan m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Tukan m, → Pfefferfresser m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
toucan[ˈtuːkən] n → tucano
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