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cariama


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Seriema  \Ser`i*e"ma\,  n.  [Native  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  South  American  bird  ({Dicholophus,  or  Cariama 
  cristata})  related  to  the  cranes.  It  is  often  domesticated. 
  Called  also  {cariama}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cariama  \[,C]a`ri*a"ma\  (s[aum]`r[-e]*[.a]"m[.a]),  n.  [Native 
  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  long-legged  South  American  bird  ({Dicholophus 
  cristatus})  which  preys  upon  snakes,  etc  See  {Seriema}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cariama 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  Cariamidae  comprising  only  the  crested 
  cariama  [syn:  {Cariama},  {genus  Cariama}] 




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