Definition of cassowary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cassowary

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkæsəwəri//
 
, BrE//ˈkæsəweəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæsəweri//
 
(pl. cassowaries) Birds
 
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a very large bird related to the emu, that does not fly. It is found mainly in New Guinea. See related entries: Birds Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Malay kesuari.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cassowary