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Origin of curassow
Words nearby curassow
Example sentences from the Web for curassow
“Now I must introduce my curassow turkey,” she said, calling another very handsome bird, almost as large as an ordinary turkey.On the Banks of the Amazon|W.H.G. Kingston
“Crass,” (the name we gave to the curassow), soon became a great favourite, and made Quacko and Ara very jealous.The Wanderers|W.H.G. Kingston
Large birds, like the curassow, and also monkeys, were shot for food.Theodore Roosevelt|Edmund Lester Pearson
Both the red curassow and the globose curassow are fairly common; the natives call them kambūl.
Another type of curassow is the latter-mentioned hocco, a name said to be a native word in Guiana.