What is another word for jabiru?

8 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈabəɹˌuː], [ d‍ʒˈabəɹˌuː], [ dʒ_ˈa_b_ə_ɹ_ˌuː]

Jabiru, also known as the saddle-billed stork, is a large bird species commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa. The term "jabiru" derives from the Tupi-Guarani language, indigenous to Brazil and Paraguay. However, there are other colloquial names for this bird species, including the neng-neng, ngwamgwa, and duyuk. In different regions of Africa, jabirus are also known as jabirou, jabiro, umbisu, korekok, and koonj. While these monikers may differ in specific languages and dialects, they all describe the same elegant bird. The jabiru's unique physical features and majestic appearance have made it a beloved symbol of wildlife and nature in many cultures throughout the world.

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What are the hyponyms for Jabiru?

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  • hyponyms for jabiru (as nouns)

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Usage examples for Jabiru

The jabiru, the largest bird in Guiana, feeds in the marshy savanna through which you have just passed.
"Wanderings in South America"
Charles Waterton
It would have been as silent as midnight, and all as still and unmoved as a monument had not the jabiru in the marsh, and a few vultures soaring over the mountain's top, shown that it was not quite deserted by animated nature.
"Wanderings in South America"
Charles Waterton

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