Definition of puffbird in US English:

puffbird

noun

  • A stocky large-headed bird somewhat resembling a kingfisher, found in tropical American forests.

    Family Bucconidae: several genera and many species

    • ‘There are approximately 30 species of puffbird. They have stout bodies, solid bills and soft, fluffy plumage. In most species of puffbird the plumage is mottled brown or grey.’
    • ‘One of our first birds of the trip was Double-banded Puffbird.’

Pronunciation

puffbird

/ˈpəfbərd/