Definitions for jabiruˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jab•i•ruˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru(n.)(pl.)rus.

  1. a very large white stork, Jabiru mycteria, of America.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of jabiru:

1640–50; < Pg < Tupi jabirú

Princeton's WordNet

  1. policeman bird, black-necked stork, jabiru, Xenorhyncus asiaticus(noun)

    large mostly white Australian stork

  2. saddlebill, jabiru, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis(noun)

    large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle

  3. jabiru, Jabiru mycteria(noun)

    large white stork of warm regions of the world especially America

Wiktionary

  1. jabiru(Noun)

    A species of bird Jabiru mycteria in the monotypic genus Jabiru, of the stork family Ciconiidae, endemic to the Americas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jabiru(noun)

    one of several large wading birds of the genera Mycteria and Xenorhynchus, allied to the storks in form and habits

Freebase

  1. Jabiru

    ≈:This article is about the bird Jabiru mycteria from the Americas; for other uses, see Jabiru. The Jabiru is a large stork found in the Americas from Mexico to Argentina, except west of the Andes. It is most common in the Pantanal region of Brazil and the Eastern Chaco region of Paraguay. It is the only member of the genus Jabiru. The name comes from a Tupi–Guaraní language and means "swollen neck".

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