Definition of Touraco

1. Noun. Large brightly crested bird of Africa.

Exact synonyms: Turaco, Turacou, Turakoo
Generic synonyms: Cuculiform Bird
Group relationships: Family Musophagidae, Musophagidae



Definition of Touraco

1. n. Same as Turacou.

Definition of Touraco

1. Noun. (alternative form of turaco) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Touraco

1. an African bird [n -COS]

Medical Definition of Touraco

1. Same as Turacou. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Touraco Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Touraco

toupet
toupets
toupettit
tour
tour-of-duty
tour bus
tour d'horizon
tour de force
tour guide
tour match
tour matches
tour mate
tour of duty
tour operator
tour operators
touraco (current term)
touracos
tourbillion
tourbillions
tourbillon
tourbillons
toured
tourelle
tourer
tourers
tourette syndrome
tourgoer
tourgoers
tourie
touries

Literary usage of Touraco

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1. A Residence at Sierra Leone: Described from a Journal Kept on the Spot, and by Elizabeth Colville Colville of Culross, Elizabeth Melville, Caroline Sheridan Norton (1849)
"... Ludicrous Mistake — touraco — " Kill-Fowls " — Equestrian Interruptions — Grey Grizzel — Cape Coast Conveyances — Mango Tree i killed by Lightning. ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"But he did not forget his touraco, and now, by the aid of bis dogs, which had followed the ... This appears to be the touraco Huppé-col of Le Vaillant ..."

3. Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia" edited by Charles Knight (1867)
"But he did not forget his touraco, and now, by the aid of his dogs, which had followed the ... This appears to be the touraco Hupp^-col of Le Vaillant; ..."

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