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part of speech: noun

The Brazilian name for a bird found in most tropical countries, but most common in S. Amer., remarkable for the length of its toes, and for its wings being armed in front with sharp spurs.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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