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tinamou

[tin-uh-moo] /ˈtɪn əˌmu/
noun
1.
any of several birds of the family Tinamidae, of South and Central America, related to the ratite birds but superficially resembling the gallinaceous birds.
Origin of tinamou
1775-1785
1775-85; < French < Carib tinamu
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tinamou

/ˈtɪnəˌmuː/
noun
1.
any bird of the order Tinamiformes of Central and South America, having small wings, a heavy body, and an inconspicuous plumage
Word Origin
C18: via French from Carib (Galibi) tinamu
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