hornbill

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horn·bill

 (hôrn′bĭl′)
n.
Any of various birds of the family Bucerotidae of tropical Asia and Africa, having a very large bill often with an enlarged protuberance at the base.

hornbill

(ˈhɔːnˌbɪl)
n
(Animals) any bird of the family Bucerotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having a very large bill with a basal bony protuberance: order Coraciiformes (kingfishers, etc)

horn•bill

(ˈhɔrnˌbɪl)

n.
any of various large birds of the family Bucerotidae, of the Old World tropics, having a massive, curved bill, usu. with a horny protuberance.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hornbill - bird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberancehornbill - bird of tropical Africa and Asia having a very large bill surmounted by a bony protuberance; related to kingfishers
coraciiform bird - chiefly short-legged arboreal nonpasserine birds that nest in holes
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hornbill

[ˈhɔːnbɪl] Nbúcero m