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umbrella bird

or um·brel·la·bird

[ uhm-brel-uh-burd ]
/ ʌmˈbrɛl əˌbɜrd /
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noun
any of several large trogons of the genus Cephalopterus, of Central and South America, as C. ornatus, having an umbrellalike crest above the head.
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Origin of umbrella bird

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for umbrella bird

umbrella bird

noun
a black tropical American passerine bird, Cephalopterus ornatus, having a large overhanging crest and a long feathered wattle: family Cotingidae (cotingas)
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