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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jab-uh-roo, jab-uh-roo]
    • /ˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [jab-uh-roo, jab-uh-roo]
    • /ˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru/

Definitions of jabiru word

  • noun jabiru a large stork, Jabiru mycteria, of the warmer regions of the New World. 1
  • noun jabiru A large Central and South American stork with a black neck, mainly white plumage, and a large black upturned bill. 1
  • noun jabiru a large white tropical American stork, Jabiru mycteria, with a dark naked head and a dark bill 0
  • noun jabiru a large Australian stork, Xenorhyncus asiaticus, having a white plumage, dark green back and tail, and red legs 0
  • noun jabiru any of various large wading storks, esp. a tropical American species (Jabiru mycteria) 0
  • noun jabiru A species of bird Jabiru mycteria in the monotypic genus Jabiru, of the stork family Ciconiidae, endemic to the Americas. 0

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Origin of jabiru

First appearance:

before 1640
One of the 44% oldest English words
1640-50; < Portuguese < Tupi jabirú

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jabiru popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

jabiru usage trend in Literature

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