Definition of "macaws" [macaws]

  • Plural form of macaw. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "macaws" in a sentence
  • "Paquimé, unlike Chaco or Aztec, raised macaws from the tropics, while Chaco and Aztec used macaws feathers in their ceremonies."
  • "Traditional indigenous uses have maintained substantial forest cover, but recent socio-economic pressures from the extension of the Pan American highway, forestry exploitation, and selling of illegally-caught wildlife, such as macaws, parrots, and passerine birds, is changing their ancestral attitudes toward nature."
  • "The Disease is called psittacosis - also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis - is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci (formerly Chlamydia psittaci) and contracted not only from parrots, such as macaws, cockatiels and budgerigars, but also from pigeons, sparrows, ducks, hens, gulls and many other species of bird."