What does hoatzin mean?

Definitions for hoatzinhoʊˈæt sɪn, ˈwɑt sɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. hoatzin(Noun)

    A bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, with claws on the wing fingers of the juvenile and an enlarged crop used as a rumen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoatzin(noun)

    same as Hoazin


  1. Hoatzin

    The Hoatzin, also known as the Hoactzin, Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant, is a species of tropical bird found in swamps, riverine forest and mangrove of the Amazon and the Orinoco delta in South America. It is notable for having chicks that possess claws on two of their wing digits. It is the only member of the genus Opisthocomus, which in turn is the only extant genus in the family Opisthocomidae. The taxonomic position of this family has been greatly debated, and is still far from clear.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hoatzin

    hō-at′sin, n. a remarkable South American bird, the same as the Touraco (q.v.).—Also Hoact′zin, Hoa′zin. [S. Amer.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoatzin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hoatzin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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