Associations to the word «Jacana»

Wiktionary

JACANA, noun. A group of wading birds in the family Jacanidae, usually having long toes and claws and found throughout the world.
JACANA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Jacanidae.
JACANA JACANA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Jacanidae   — the wattled jacana.
JACANA SPINOSA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Jacanidae   — the northern jacana.

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