Jacamar meaning

jăkə-mär
Any of various South and Central American birds of the family Galbulidae, having iridescent plumage and a long bill.
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Any of a family (Galbulidae) of tropical forest piciform birds of South and Central America that feed on insects.
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Any of various insectivorous tropical birds, of the family Galbulidae, having iridescent plumage and a long, sharp bill.
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Origin of jacamar

  • French possibly of Tupian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition