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guan

[gwahn] /gwɑn/
noun
1.
a large game bird of the curassow family, common in dense woodlands of Central and South America, somewhat resembling a turkey.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; < American Spanish
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guan

/ɡwɑːn/
noun
1.
any gallinaceous bird of the genera Penelope, Pipile, etc, of Central and South America: family Cracidae (curassows)
Word Origin
C18: from American Spanish
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