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hoactzin

[hoh-akt-sin, wahkt-sin] /hoʊˈækt sɪn, ˈwɑkt sɪn/
noun
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hoactzin

/həʊˈæktsɪn/
noun
1.
a variant of hoatzin

hoatzin

/həʊˈætsɪn/
noun
1.
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
Word Origin
C17: from American Spanish, from Nahuatl uatzin pheasant
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