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ani

Saltos de línea: ani
Pronunciación: /ˈɑːni
 
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Definición de ani en inglés:

sustantivo (plural anis)

A glossy black long-tailed bird of the cuckoo family, with a large deep bill, found in Central and South America.
  • Genus Crotophaga, family Cuculidae: three species
Example sentences
  • Because anis have altricial nestlings, the provisioning help of all breeding adults is essential.
  • Be on the lookout for Caribbean dove, West Indian woodpecker, Cuban bullfinch, and smooth-billed ani.
  • I needed to pick up an extra pair of binoculars from him, and he also showed me pictures from his recent trip to the Valley… Elegant Trogon, Crimson-collared Grosbeak, ani, jays, etc.

Origen

early 19th century: from Spanish ani, Portuguese anum, from Tupi anũ.

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