Definition of "jacamar" [jac•a•mar]

  • (noun) Any of various tropical American birds of the family Galbulidae, having iridescent plumage and a long bill.

Use "jacamar" in a sentence

  • "A bird called jacamar is often taken for a kingfisher, but it has no relationship to that tribe."
  • "This area is home to several endangered and endemic birds, including the white-necked parakeet, coppery-chested jacamar, and bicoloured antvireo."
  • "“That must be a jacamar,” said Herbert, trying to get nearer."

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