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manucode

[man-yuh-kohd] /ˈmæn yəˌkoʊd/
noun
1.
any of various birds of paradise of the New Guinea region, having dark, metallic plumage.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < French, shortening of Neo-Latin Manucodiata (originally a genus name) < Malay manuk dewata bird of paradise (manuk bird + dewata gods < an Indo-Aryan word; see deva)
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