Definitions for hoatzinhoʊˈæt sɪn, ˈwɑt sɪn
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ho•at•zinhoʊˈæt sɪn, ˈwɑt sɪn(n.)
a slender, crested gallinaceous bird, Opisthocomus hoatzin, of the Amazon and Orinoco basins, with young having a temporary claw on the wing for grasping branches.
Origin of hoatzin:
1655–65; 蠐 Nahuatl huāctzīn,huāhtzīn name for several henlike birds of the Valley of Mexico
hoatzin, hoactzin, stinkbird, Opisthocomus hoazin(noun)
crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings
A bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, with claws on the wing fingers of the juvenile and an enlarged crop used as a rumen.
same as Hoazin