any of various large, long-tailed parrots, chiefly of the genus Ara, of tropical and subtropical America, noted for their brilliant plumage and harsh voice.
any large tropical American parrot of the genera Ara and Anodorhynchus, having a long tail and brilliant plumage
species of large, long-tailed birds, 1660s, from Portuguese macau, from a word in a Brazilian language, perhaps Tupi macavuana, which may be the name of a type of palm tree the fruit of which the birds eat.
[muh k-beth, mak-] /məkˈbɛθ, mæk-/ noun 1. died 1057, king of Scotland 1040–57. 2. (italics) a tragedy (1606?) by Shakespeare. /məkˈbɛθ; mæk-/ noun 1. died 1057, king of Scotland (1040–57): succeeded Duncan, whom he killed in battle; defeated and killed by Duncan’s son Malcolm III masc. proper name, Gaelic, literally “son of life.” The first […]
file format An eight-bit wide representation of the data and resource forks of an Macintosh file and of relevant Finder information. MacBinary files are recognised as “special” by several MacIntosh terminal emulators. These emulators, using Kermit or XMODEM or any other file transfer protocol, can separate the incoming file into forks and appropriately modify the […]
1. . abbreviation 1. Maccabees (books of the Apocrypha) Maccabees
[muh k-brahyd] /məkˈbraɪd/ noun 1. Seán [shawn] /ʃɔn/ (Show IPA), 1904–88, Irish politician and diplomat, born in France: Nobel Peace Prize 1974. /məkˈbraɪd/ noun 1. Sean (ʃɔːn). 1904–88, Irish statesman; minister for external affairs (1948–51); chairman of Amnesty International (1961–75); Nobel Peace Prize 1974; UN commissioner for Namibia (1974–76)