Ara, genus Ara

(noun) macaws


(noun) a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma

Source: WordNet® 3.1

A"ra, n. Etym: [L.] (Astron.)

Definition: The Altar; a southern constellation, south of the tail of the Scorpion.

A"ra, n. Etym: [Native Indian name.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A name of the great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), native of South America.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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