crested cariama


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Related to crested cariama: seriema
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Noun1.crested cariama - Brazilian Cariamacrested cariama - Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
wader, wading bird - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
Cariama, genus Cariama - the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama
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References in periodicals archive ?
For example, here is a quote from the science page of North Carolina State University about birds of the Brazilian grasslands: "Among the birds, the emu (Rhea americana) and the siriema (crested cariama; Cariama cristata) are typical inhabitants."