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The largest birds are the ouira, a large eagle; the rhea, or American ostrich; and the cariama.
Elsie’s Winter Trip Martha Finley

cariama, kr-i-′ma, n. a South American bird of prey of large size.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various


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