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cochoa Line breaks: co¦choa
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtʃəʊə/ /kəˈtʃəʊə/

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Definition of cochoa in English:

noun

An Asian thrush of evergreen forests, typically with predominantly purplish or green plumage and a pale blue crown.
  • Genus Cochoa, family Turdidae: four species
Example sentences
  • The cochoas are very slender birds, and the one I saw was very horizontal on its branch, tearing away at something.
  • Some of the more notable birds within the exhibit include black-browed barbets, sultan tits, Javan cochoas and blue-masked leafbirds.
  • The cochoa eventually flew short distances in several hops and gave us all brief views, allowing us to see that he was an immature male.

Origin

Modern Latin, from a Nepali name.

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