Seriema meaning

sĕrē-ēmə
Either of two long-legged birds (Cariama cristata or Chunga burmeisteri) of grasslands and scrubby areas of South America, which feed on snakes, frogs, worms, and insects.
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Either of two South American, crested gruiform birds (family Cariamidae) with a long neck, one (Cariama cristata) with long, red legs and one (Chunga burmeisteri) with shorter, black legs.
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Either of two species of bird in the family Cariamidae, endemic to South America.
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Origin of seriema

  • Spanish from Tupí sariema

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

  • Native name.

    From Wiktionary