Macaw Definition

mə-kô
macaws
noun
Any of a group of large, bright-colored, long-tailed, harsh-voiced parrots (esp. genus Ara) of Central and South America.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Macaw

Noun

Singular:
macaw
Plural:
macaws

Origin of Macaw

  • Portuguese macaú from macaúba kind of palm tree from Tupí macahuba palm tree maca palm ybá tree

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

  • From Portuguese macao, from Tupian.

    From Wiktionary

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