1. A large stork (Jabiru mycteria) of South and Central America and Mexico, having white plumage with a pink band at the neck and a naked head.
2. See black-necked stork.
3. See saddle-billed stork.
[Portuguese and American Spanish jabirú, from Tupí.]
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