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Definition of Cassowary

Cassowary
Cassowary Cas"so*wa*ry, n.; pl. Cassowaries. [Malay kasu[=a]ri.] (Zo["o]l.) A large bird, of the genus Casuarius, found in the east Indies. It is smaller and stouter than the ostrich. Its head is armed with a kind of helmet of horny substance, consisting of plates overlapping each other, and it has a group of long sharp spines on each wing which are used as defensive organs. It is a shy bird, and runs with great rapidity. Other species inhabit New Guinea, Australia, etc.

Meaning of Cassowary from wikipedia

- C****owaries (/ˈkæsəwɛəri/), genus Casuarius, are ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests...
- The southern c****owary (Casuarius casuarius), also known as double-wattled c****owary, Australian c****owary or two-wattled c****owary, is a large flightless...
- The dwarf c****owary (Casuarius bennetti), also known as Bennett's c****owary, little c****owary, mountain c****owary or mooruk, is the smallest of the three...
- northern c****owary (Casuarius unappendiculatus) also known as the one-wattled c****owary, single-wattled c****owary, or golden-necked c****owary, is a large...
- C****owary is a large flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea. C****owary may also refer to: C****owary constraint solver, a toolkit to solve...
- C****owary is an incremental constraint solving toolkit that efficiently solves systems of linear equalities and inequalities. Constraints may be either...
- bird family Casuariidae has four surviving members: the three species of c****owary and the emu. All living members of the family are very large flightless...
- flightless birds that has four surviving members: the three species of c****owary, and the only remaining species of emu. They are divided into either a...
- For example, the southern and northern c****owary are known as the double-wattled and single-wattled c****owary respectively and there is a breed of domestic...
- bird that was later used by Portuguese explorers to describe the related c****owary in Australia and New Guinea. Another theory is that it comes from the...
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