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 for Curassow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curassow \Cu*ras"sow\ (k?-r?s"s?), n. [Native name in Brazil.]
     A large gallinaceous bird of the American genera Crax,
     Ourax, etc., of the family Cracid[ae].
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The crested curassow ({Crax alector) is black, and
           about the size of a small hen-turkey, with an erectile
           crest of curled feathers. It ranges from Mexico to
           Brazil. The galeated curassow or cushew bird ({Ourax
           Pauxi) is similar in size, and has a large, hollow,
           blue, pear-shaped protuberance on the head.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: large crested arboreal game bird of warm parts of the
           Americas having long legs and tails; highly esteemed as
           game and food

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