hoactzin

Definitions:

  • The <em>Opisthocomus cristatus</em>, a remarkable bird of South America, of uncertain affinities, differing so much from all other known birds that a superfamily group, <em>Opisthocomi</em> or <em>Heteromorphæ</em>, has been formed for its reception. Also <em>hoatzin, hoazin.</em>
  • A crested ill-smelling South American bird (<spn>Opisthocomus hoazin</spn>) whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings.
  • crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings
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