Definition of "jabirus" []

  • A large white tropical American stork, Jabiru mycteria, with a dark naked head and a dark bill (noun)
  • A large Australian stork, Xenorhyncus asiaticus, having a white plumage, dark green back and tail, and red legs (noun)
  • Plural form of jabiru. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jabirus" in a sentence
  • "The region has many more bichos, or wild animals, than other parts of the Pantanal: jaguars; anacondas up to 30 feet long; enormous rodents; and hundreds of amazing bird species like herons, parrots, blue macaws; and strange looking jabirus, which have ten-foot wing spans and look like dinosaur-age pterodactyls."
  • "Occasionally we saw pairs of the stately jabirus, or adjutant-looking marabouts, wading among the shoals, and spur-winged geese, and other water-fowl, but there was scarcely a crocodile or a hippopotamus to be seen."
  • "Near the ranch-house, about forty feet up in a big tree, was a jabiru’s nest containing young jabirus."