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



BrE BrE//məˈkɔː//
; NAmE NAmE//məˈkɔː//
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a large Central and S American tropical bird of the parrot family, with bright feathers and a long tail See related entries: Birds Word Origin early 17th cent.: from obsolete Portuguese macau, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: macaw