a large stork, Jabiru mycteria, of the warmer regions of the New World.
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How to use jabiru in a sentence
The jabiru, the largest bird in Guiana, feeds in the marshy savanna through which you have just passed.Wanderings in South America | Charles Waterton
A jabiru stork stood on one leg, beak on breast, meditating, caring nothing for all that was outside its ruminating mind.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
Turkish root, jabiru, all were curiously better than the stuffy domestics he had come to know.The Land of Look Behind | Paul Cameron Brown
A row of chocolate babies stood outside that nest, with four jabiru storks among them.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
The jabiru was about forty feet above the water and had a clear view of the stream.
British Dictionary definitions for jabiru
a large white tropical American stork, Jabiru mycteria, with a dark naked head and a dark bill
Also called: black-necked stork, policeman bird a large Australian stork, Xenorhyncus asiaticus, having a white plumage, dark green back and tail, and red legs
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