from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several large flightless birds of the genus Casuarius of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent areas, having a large bony projection on the top of the head and brightly colored wattles.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius, native to Australia and New Guinea, with a characteristic bony crest on its head, and can be very dangerous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large bird, of the genus Casuarius, found in the east Indies. It is smaller and stouter than the ostrich. Its head is armed with a kind of helmet of horny substance, consisting of plates overlapping each other, and it has a group of long sharp spines on each wing which are used as defensive organs. It is a shy bird, and runs with great rapidity. Other species inhabit New Guinea, Australia, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large struthious bird of the genus Casuarius, subfamily Casuariinæ, and family Casuariidæ, inhabiting Australia and the Papuan islands.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large black flightless bird of Australia and New Guinea having a horny head crest
Malay kesuari.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Malay kasuari. (Wiktionary)