Definition of "jacamars" []

  • Any bird of the tropical American family Galbulidae, having an iridescent plumage and feeding on insects: order Piciformes (woodpeckers, etc) (noun)
  • Plural form of jacamar. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jacamars" in a sentence
  • "The South American birds called jacamars, for example, look and act very much like the African bee-eaters, even though the two families are not closely related."
  • "The feathered tribes of the island were all represented — grouse, jacamars, pheasants, lories, as well as the chattering cockatoos, parrots, and paroquets."
  • "As they got up close, parrots and jacamars began to scream in the trees again."