noun, plural cas·so·war·ies.
Origin of cassowary
Examples from the Web for cassowary
One of them, a quartermaster, turned out to be the man who had been washed on shore from the Cassowary.Tom Gerrard|Louis Becke
Cassowary was wont to scan each new work with the tilted head of an artist.Tropic Days|E. J. Banfield
The members of the cassowary clan were supposed to be especially good runners.Evolution in Art|Alfred C. Haddon
He was about to turn away when an outer door opened furtively and Cassowary stepped in from the grounds.The Madness of May|Meredith Nicholson
They pride themselves on having long thin legs like a cassowary.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
noun plural -waries
Word Origin for cassowary
1610s, via French or Dutch, from Malay kasuari.