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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rupicola \Ru*pic"o*la\, n. [NL., fr. L. rupes, gen. rupis, a
rock + colere to inhabit.] (Zool.)
A genus of beautiful South American passerine birds,
including the cock of the rock.
Note: The species are remarkable for having an elevated
fan-shaped crest of feathers on the head, and for the
beautiful color of their plumage, which is mostly some
delicate shade of yellow or orange.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: cock of the rocks [syn: Rupicola, genus Rupicola]
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