[ man-yuh-kohd ]
/ ˈmæn yəˌkoʊd /
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any of various birds of paradise of the New Guinea region, having dark, metallic plumage.
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Origin of manucode
First recorded in 1825–35; from French, shortening of New Latin Manucodiata (originally a genus name), from Malay manuk dewata “bird of paradise” (manuk “bird” + dewata “gods,” from an Indo-Aryan word; see deva)
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