hornbill

[hawrn-bil]
noun
any large bird of the family Bucerotidae, of the Old World tropics, characterized by a very large bill usually surmounted by a horny protuberance.

Origin:
1765–75; horn + bill2

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hornbill (ˈhɔːnˌbɪl)
 
n
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)

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Example sentences
Trumpeter hornbill through up a fruit to catch it and eat it.
He remembered a hornbill, which was simply a huge yellow beak with a small bird tied on behind it.
Vervet monkeys respond to the alarm calls of superb starlings, while mongooses are well-versed in hornbill calls.
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