hornbill(redirected from great Indian hornbills)
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Related to great Indian hornbills: Greater Indian Hornbill
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.
(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)
any of various large birds of the family Bucerotidae, of the Old World tropics, having a massive, curved bill, usu. with a horny protuberance.