Curassow in a sentence

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Definition of Curassow

  • A large gallinaceous bird of the American genera Crax Ourax, etc., of the family Cracidæ.
  • large crested arboreal game bird of warm parts of the Americas having long legs and tails; highly esteemed as game and food

How to use curassow in a sentence. Curassow pronunciation.

It was, I found, a crested curassow.
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We first visited the tree on which he had set the snare for the curassow.
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Kallolo had brought a bag, the mouth secured by a string; this he managed to slip over its head, so that it, like the curassow, was completely blindfolded.
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Putting the curassow on the ground, with its legs tied, Kallolo begged me to assist him in throwing a quantity of earth over the front of the pit.
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Marian imitated his example with regard to her curassow; and the bird soon knew her, and showed its pleasure when she approached with its favourite fruit.
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I was assisting Marian to pack up some food for her favourites, which were standing around her: the ara parrot perched on her shoulder, the curassow running round and picking up the grain which I let drop, while Quacko was seated on the roof of her hut, munching a nut.
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We were somewhat closely packed on board the little vessel, what with twelve human beings, three monkeys, the curassow, the macaw, two parrots and three parakeets-one with a yellow top-knot, who, from his manners, showed that he considered himself the chief of the party, and deserving of the most attention; then there were ten turtles and a number of tortoises.
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The curassow was the best behaved of the party.
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So went on several days, during which the trees were felled, and the process of digging them out began; while Ayacanora, silent and moody, wandered into the woods all day with her blow-gun, and brought home at evening a load of parrots, monkeys, and curassows; two or three old hands were sent out to hunt likewise; so that, what with the game and the fish of the river, which seemed inexhaustible, and the fruit of the neighboring palm-trees, there was no lack of food in the camp.
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Examples of Curassow

Example #1
The eggs being newly laid were very palatable.
Example #2
They were considerably larger than a duck's egg, white and granulated all over, though the bird itself did not appear to be above the size of an ordinary duck.
Example #3
As we approached we observed a fluttering on the top of it, and there, sure enough, was the bird caught by the legs.
Example #4
We each carried a spade, with some rope and pieces of matting.
Example #5
He then passed another rope round its forelegs, and passing the end round the trunk of a tree, hauled it tight.
Example #6
The creature could not turn round, and was standing perfectly still, utterly unable to help itself.