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cariama
Seriema Ser`i*e"ma, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A large South American bird (Dicholophus, or Cariama cristata) related to the cranes. It is often domesticated. Called also cariama.
Cariama
Cariama [,C]a`ri*a"ma (s[aum]`r[-e]*[.a]"m[.a]), n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, long-legged South American bird (Dicholophus cristatus) which preys upon snakes, etc. See Seriema.

Meaning of cariama from wikipedia

- The red-legged seriema (Cariama cristata), also known as the crested cariama, and crested seriema, is a mostly predatory terrestrial bird in the seriema...
- and Uruguay. There are two species of seriemas, the red-legged seriema (Cariama cristata) and the black-legged seriema (Chunga burmeisteri). Names for...
- were only about 7 kilograms (15 lb). The birds resemble the modern cariama (Cariama cristata), except with a heavier build and considerably smaller wings...
- confirmed, late Cretaceous origin by molecular clock Red-legged seriema, Cariama cristata Scientific cl****ification Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Animalia...
- an Oligocene genus of large cuckoo, though it may have been related to cariamas instead. A 2014 genome analysis by Jarvis et al. found a clade of birds...
- America guarding Held/tame in captivity 2a Anseriformes Red-legged seriema (Cariama cristata) - Date uncertain South America guarding Held/tame in captivity...
- Peters, Gustav. "Notes on the biology and song of the red-legged seriema (cariama cristata)". Journal of Field Ornithology. 57 (4): 261–269. Carpenter, Kenneth...
- (40 acres) of forest. Two Toco toucans A Blue-and-yellow macaw Screaming Cariama cristata. In Bird Park Great egret Anaconda Parrots in the park "History"...
- black-legged seriema is similar to its relative, the red-legged seriema, Cariama cristata. However, the black-legged seriema is more arboreal than its cousin...
- Gustav (1986). "Notes on the Biology and Song of the Red-Legged Seriema (Cariama cristata)". Journal of Field Ornithology. 57 (4): 261–269. JSTOR 4513154...
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