See also: Jacana

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Irediparra gallinacea
 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese jaçanã, from a term jasaná in an undetermined Tupian language, perhaps Guaraní jasana.

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jacana (plural jacanas)

  1. Any of a group of wading birds in the family Jacanidae, usually having long toes and claws, and found throughout the world.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Brazilian Portuguese jaçanã.

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jacana f (plural jacane)

  1. jacana