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Webster 1913 Edition


Jabiru

Jab′i-ru

,
Noun.
[Braz.
jabirú
,
jaburú
.]
(Zool.)
One of several large wading birds of the genera
Mycteria
and
Xenorhynchus
, allied to the storks in form and habits.
☞ The American jabiru (
Mycteria Americana
) is white, with the head and neck black and nearly bare of feathers. The East Indian and Australian (
Xenorhynchus Australis
) has the neck, head, and back covered with glossy, dark green feathers, changing on the head to purple. The African jabiru (
Mycteria Senegalensis
or
Ephippiorhynchus, Senegalensis
) has the neck, head, wing coverts, and tail, black, and is called also
saddle-billed stork
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Jabiru

JAB'IRU

,
Noun.
An aquatic fowl of the crane kind.
The Jabiru is the Mycteria Americana. It resembles the stork.

Definition 2021


Jabiru

Jabiru

See also: jabiru and jabirú

Translingual

Jabiru

Proper noun

Jabiru f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ciconiidae – the jabiru.

Hypernyms

Hyponyms

References

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

jabiru

jabiru

See also: Jabiru and jabirú

English

Jabiru

Noun

jabiru (plural jabirus)

  1. A species of bird Jabiru mycteria in the monotypic genus Jabiru, of the stork family Ciconiidae, endemic to the Americas.

Translations

References

  1. A. B. H. Ferreira, Novo Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa, second edition (Rio de Janeiro, Nova Fronteira, 1986), page 977
  2. Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary (ISBN 0312280874, 2001), page 768
  3. Webster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

Portuguese

Alternative forms

Noun

jabiru m (plural jabirus)

  1. jabiru (Jabiru mycteria)

Synonyms