Definition of florican in English:

florican

noun

  • A small southern Asian bustard (bird), the male of which has mainly black plumage with white wings.

    • ‘Low intensity agro-ecosystems in Cambodia hold the largest global population of Bengal Florican.’
    • ‘The Lesser Florican is the smallest bustard commonly found in India.’
    • ‘Rare hoolock gibbons and capped langurs can be seen in the forests, and birds include giant hornbills and Bengal floricans.’

Origin

Late 18th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

florican

/ˈflôrəˌkan/