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Meaning of TROGON

Pronunciation:  'trowgân

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  forest bird of warm regions of the New World having brilliant lustrous plumage and long tails

TROGON is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 See Also: bird, family Trogonidae, quetzal, quetzal bird, Trogonidae



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tro"gon\, n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of beautiful tropical birds
belonging to the family {Trogonid[ae]}. They are noted for
the brilliant colors and the resplendent luster of their

Note: Some of the species have a train of long brilliant
      feathers lying over the tail and consisting of the
      upper tail coverts. Unlike other birds having two toes
      directed forward and two backward, they have the inner
      toe turned backward. A few species are found in Africa
      and India, but the greater number, including the most
      brilliant species, are found in tropical America. See
      Illust. of {Quesal}.