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Meaning of jaçana

ja•ça•na

Pronunciation: (zhä"su-nä', jä"-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several tropical, ploverlike, aquatic birds of the family Jacanidae, most of them having extremely long toes and claws for walking on floating water plants. Also called
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