An illustration of a jacamar.
jacamar definition by Webster's New World
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any of a family (Galbulidae) of tropical forest piciform birds of South and Central America that feed on insects
Origin: French ; from native (Tupí) name
jacamar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various tropical American birds of the family Galbulidae, having iridescent plumage and a long bill.
Origin: French, possibly of Tupian origin.