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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Quesal  \Que*sal"\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  long-tailed,  or  resplendent,  trogon  ({Pharomachus 
  mocinno},  formerly  {Trogon  resplendens}),  native  of  Southern 
  Mexico  and  Central  America.  Called  also  {quetzal},  and 
  {golden  trogon}. 
  Note:  The  male  is  remarkable  for  the  brilliant  metallic  green 
  and  gold  colors  of  his  plumage,  and  for  his  extremely 
  long  plumes,  which  often  exceed  three  feet  in  length. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  basic  unit  of  money  in  Guatemala;  equal  to  100  centavos 
  2:  large  trogon  of  Central  and  South  America  having 
  golden-green  and  scarlet  plumage  [syn:  {quetzal  bird}] 

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