cotinga

Definitions of cotinga
  1. noun
    passerine bird of New World tropics
    synonyms: chatterer
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    Rupicola rupicola, cock of the rock
    tropical bird of northern South America the male having brilliant red or orange plumage and an erectile disklike crest
    Rupicola peruviana, cock of the rock
    bird of the Andes similar to Rupicola rupicola
    bellbird
    any of several tropical American birds of the genus Procnias having a bell-like call
    Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird
    black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle
    type of:
    New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher
    large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
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