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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


jabirú

jabirú

See also: jabiru and Jabiru

Spanish

Noun

jabirú m (plural jabirús)

  1. jabiru