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macaw (n.)

species of large, long-tailed American parrots, 1660s, from Portuguese macau, from a word in a Brazilian language, perhaps Tupi macavuana, which may be the name of a type of palm tree the fruit of which the birds eat.

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Definitions of macaw

macaw (n.)
long-tailed brilliantly colored parrot of Central America and South America; among the largest and showiest of parrots;
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