Turaco definition

to͝orə-kō
Any of various fruit-eating African birds of the family Musophagidae, having brightly colored plumage, a long tail, and a prominent crest.
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Any of the birds in the Musophagidae family with vivid colouring and prominent crest.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of turaco - touraco, turacou

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
turaco
Plural:
turacoes, turacos

Origin of turaco

  • French perhaps of West African origin

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

  • Compare French touraco.

    From Wiktionary