Tro"chil\, n. [Cf. F. trochile. See Trochilus.] (Zo["o]l.) The crocodile bird.

The crocodile . . . opens his chaps to let the trochil in to pick his teeth, which gives it the usual feeding. --Sir T. Herbert.
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