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TROGON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does trogon mean? 

TROGON (noun)
  The noun TROGON has 1 sense:

1. forest bird of warm regions of the New World having brilliant lustrous plumage and long tails

  Familiarity information: TROGON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TROGON (noun)


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Meaning:

Forest bird of warm regions of the New World having brilliant lustrous plumage and long tails

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("trogon" is a kind of...):

bird (warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "trogon"):

quetzal; quetzal bird (large trogon of Central America and South America having golden-green and scarlet plumage)

Holonyms ("trogon" is a member of...):

family Trogonidae; Trogonidae (coextensive with the order Trogoniformes)


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