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 for rupicola
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.
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: cock of the rocks [syn: Rupicola, genus Rupicola]

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