Definition of Macaw. Meaning of Macaw. Synonyms of Macaw

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Definition of Macaw

Macaw
Macaw Ma*caw", n. [From the native name in the Antilles.] (Zo["o]l.) Any parrot of the genus Sittace, or Macrocercus. About eighteen species are known, all of them American. They are large and have a very long tail, a strong hooked bill, and a naked space around the eyes. The voice is harsh, and the colors are brilliant and strongly contrasted.

Meaning of Macaw from wikipedia

- Macaws are long-tailed, often colorful, New World parrots. They are po****r in aviculture or as companion parrots, although there are conservation concerns...
- Spix's macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii), also known as the little blue macaw, is a macaw native to Brazil. It is a member of tribe Arini in the subfamily Arinae...
- The hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), or hyacinthine macaw, is a parrot native to central and eastern South America. With a length (from the...
- macaw (Ara macao) is a large red, yellow, and blue Central and South American parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots called macaws....
- The Cuban macaw or Cuban red macaw (Ara tricolor) was a species of macaw native to the main island of Cuba and the nearby Isla de la Juventud that became...
- The military macaw (Ara militaris) is a large parrot and a medium-sized macaw that gets its name from its predominantly green plumage resembling a military...
- The blue-and-yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as the blue-and-gold macaw, is a large South American parrot with mostly blue top parts and light...
- known as macaws. This macaw, generally believed to be extinct, is closely related to Lear's macaw A. leari and the hyacinth macaw A. hyacinthinus. In Guaraní...
- The catalina macaw is a hybrid between the blue-and-gold macaw and scarlet macaw. As catalina macaws are hybrids, they do not have a true scientific name...
- Ara is a neotropical genus of macaws with eight extant species and at least two extinct species. The genus name was coined by French naturalist Bernard...
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