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Meaning of QUESAL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Que*sal"\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus
mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern
Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and
{golden trogon}.

Note: The male is remarkable for the brilliant metallic green
      and gold colors of his plumage, and for his extremely
      long plumes, which often exceed three feet in length.





 

 

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