noun, plural cas·so·war·ies.
Origin of cassowary
Examples from the Web for cassowary
Historical Examples of cassowary
In 1796 a mermaid was exhibited in Salem, and in 1800 a cassowary bird.
“The Barton Arms, Cassowary,” he ordered, and they set off at a lively clip.The Madness of May
In the Cassowary the length of the large to the small intestine is 1:6.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
George. S. Huntington
But with the cassowary, the emu, or the apteryx matters are very different.Birds in Flight
W. P. Pycraft
Several years have elapsed since Cassowary made his last canoe.Tropic Days
E. J. Banfield
noun plural -waries
Word Origin for cassowary
1610s, via French or Dutch, from Malay kasuari.