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jacamar


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacamar  \Jac"a*mar`\,  n.  [F.  jacamar,  Braz.  jacamarica  cf  Sp 
  jacamar.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  numerous  species  of  tropical  American  birds  of  the 
  genus  {Galbula}  and  allied  genera.  They  are  allied  to  the 
  kingfishers,  but  climb  on  tree  trunks  like  nuthatches,  and 
  feed  upon  insects.  Their  colors  are  often  brilliant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jacamar 
  n  :  tropical  American  insectivorous  bird  having  a  long  sharp 
  bill  and  iridescent  green  or  bronze  plumage 




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