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jab·i·ru

 (jăb′ə-ro͞o′)
n.
1. A large stork (Jabiru mycteria) of South and Central America and Mexico, having white plumage with a pink band at the neck and a naked head.

[Portuguese and American Spanish jabirú, from Tupí.]

jabiru

(ˈdʒæbɪˌruː)
n
1. (Animals) a large white tropical American stork, Jabiru mycteria, with a dark naked head and a dark bill
2. (Animals) Also called: black-necked stork or policeman bird a large Australian stork, Xenorhyncus asiaticus, having a white plumage, dark green back and tail, and red legs
3. (Animals) another name for saddlebill
4. (Animals) (not in ornithological usage) another name for wood ibis
[C18: via Portuguese from Tupi-Guarani]

jab•i•ru

(ˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru)

n., pl. rus.
a very large white stork, Jabiru mycteria, of America.
[1640–50; < Portuguese < Tupi jabirú]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jabiru - large mostly white Australian storkjabiru - large mostly white Australian stork
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
genus Xenorhyncus, Xenorhyncus - East Indian and Australian storks
2.jabiru - large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
3.jabiru - large white stork of warm regions of the world especially Americajabiru - large white stork of warm regions of the world especially America
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
genus Jabiru - jabirus
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