any of several brilliantly colored birds of the family Trogonidae, especially of the genus Trogon, of tropical and subtropical regions of the New World.

1785–95; < Neo-Latin < Greek trṓgōn, present participle of trṓgein to gnaw

trogonoid [troh-guh-noid] , adjective Unabridged
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trogon (ˈtrəʊɡɒn)
See also quetzal any bird of the order Trogoniformes of tropical and subtropical regions of America, Africa, and Asia. They have a brilliant plumage, short hooked bill, and long tail
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek trōgōn, from trōgein to gnaw]

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