Definición de turaco en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈtʊərəkəʊ/
(also touraco)

sustantivo (plural turacos)

A fruit-eating African bird with brightly coloured plumage, a prominent crest, and a long tail. Also called loerie or lourie in South Africa.
  • Family Musophagidae (the turaco family): three genera, especially Musophaga and Tauraco, and several species. The turaco family also includes the go-away birds and plantain-eaters.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The number of extra steps required to unite hoatzin with turacos or cuckoos is large.
  • The only animals to be found here are blue and Colobus monkeys and a variety of birds including hornbill and turaco.
  • The turaco was found to differentiate among the calls of predators and those of competitors.


Mid 18th century: from French touraco, from a West African word.

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