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Any of several birds of the genus Cephalopterus of Central and South America, especially C. ornatus, having a retractile, umbrellalike black crest and a long wattle that the bird inflates to amplify its call.
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any of several large black cotingas of the genus Cephalopterus, the males of which are crowned with umbrellalike tufts of feathers.
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