any of a group of large, bright-colored, long-tailed, harsh-voiced parrots (esp. genus Ara) of Central and South America
Origin of macawPortuguese macao, probably from Brazilian (Tupí) native name
Any of various parrots of several genera found in Mexico and South and Central America, including the largest parrots and characterized by a long tail, curved powerful bill, and usually brilliant plumage.
Origin of macawPortuguese macaú from macaúba kind of palm tree from Tupí macahuba palm tree maca palm ybá tree