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jacamar

[jak-uh-mahr] /ˈdʒæk əˌmɑr/
noun
1.
any tropical American bird of the family Galbulidae, having a long bill and usually metallic green plumage above.
Origin of jacamar
1640-1650
1640-50; < French < Tupi jacamáciri
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jacamar

/ˈdʒækəˌmɑː/
noun
1.
any bird of the tropical American family Galbulidae, having an iridescent plumage and feeding on insects: order Piciformes (woodpeckers, etc)
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Tupi jacamá-ciri
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