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ho•at•zin



Pronunciation: (hō-at'sin, wät'sin), [key]
n.
a blue-faced, crested bird, Opisthocomus hoazin, of the Amazon and Orinoco forests, having as a nestling a large, temporary claw on the second and third digits of the forelimb, for climbing among the tree branches. Also,hoactzin.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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