Meaning of TINAMOU in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈti-nə-ˌmü ]


Etymology: French, from Carib tinamu

Date: circa 1783

: any of a family (Tinamidae) of South and Central American ground-dwelling birds that have a deeply keeled sternum and a rudimentary tail and that produce large glossy usually colorful eggs

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