Definition of toucanet in English:

toucanet

Syllabification: tou·can·et
Pronunciation: /ˌto͞okəˈnet/

noun

A small tropical American toucan with mainly green plumage.
  • Family Ramphastidae: three genera, in particular Aulacorhynchus and Selenidera, and several species
More example sentences
  • Unfortunately, toucans are quite expensive; toucanets and aracaris are less expensive.
  • Toucans range from 20 inches to 25 inches while toucanets and aracaris are from 14 inches to 16 inches in length.
  • Although Ramphastos toucans are impressive, I prefer some of the smaller araçaris and toucanets.

Origin

early 19th century: diminutive of toucan.

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