hoactzin

hoactzin

[hoh-akt-sin, wahkt-sin]
noun
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hoactzin (həʊˈæktsɪn)
 
n
a variant of hoatzin

hoatzin or hoactzin (həʊˈætsɪn)
 
n
a unique South American gallinaceous bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, with a brownish plumage, a very small crested head, and clawed wing digits in the young: family Opisthocomidae
 
[C17: from American Spanish, from Nahuatl uatzin pheasant]
 
hoactzin or hoactzin
 
n
 
[C17: from American Spanish, from Nahuatl uatzin pheasant]

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