IPA: mʌkˈɔ


  • Any of various parrots of the genera Ara, Anodorhynchus, Cyanopsitta, Orthopsittaca, Primolius and Diopsittaca of Central and South America, including the largest parrots and characterized by long sabre-shaped tails, curved powerful bills, and usually brilliant plumage.

Examples of "macaw" in Sentences

  • I'd love to own a hyacinth macaw.
  • Those groves are vital to the Lear's Macaw.
  • Large green macaw to confirm identification.
  • Division, the blue macaw on a red background.
  • The majority of macaws are now endangered in the wild.
  • Billy is a parrot that resembles a blue hyacinth macaw.
  • This macaw is critically endangered or possibly extinct.
  • The colours in the plumage of the Ara macaws are spectacular.
  • The colours in the plumage of the 'Ara' macaws are spectacular.
  • The largest parrot in length and wingspan is the Hyacinth Macaw.
  • And Captain Flint, the green parrot, is played by a scarlet macaw.
  • The macaw was a baby, a little chunk of pink flesh with no feathers.
  • 'Then I must go, my lady,' said Marriott, angrily, 'that is certain; for to part with my macaw is a thing I cannot do to please any body.'
  • "Then _I_ must go, my lady," said Marriott, angrily, "that is certain; for to part with my macaw is a thing I cannot do to please _any_ body."
  • We also get to sell a service which allows us not only to profit in the business in usual sense, but also to invest in really cool things, like macaw research and conservation or sharing with indigenous communities committed to protecting their territories.
  • For rain forests, I hope to be a grandfather that can walk in the rainforest with his grandson or daughter and tell him, "Well, this macaw nest on this shihuahuaco tree here, it's exactly the same way I remember it 20 or 40 or 60 years ago, and it's still producing chicks every year."
  • As a direct result, "parrot patrols" organized by local communities in the region, 11 scarlet macaw chicks who were confiscated directly from poachers were provided care until they were old enough to fly and rejoin their flocks and families, instead of spending the rest of their lives in small cages.

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