noun. any of several large turkey-like game birds of the family Cracidae; native to jungles of tropical America; resembling the curassows and valued as food.
- piping guan
- family Cracidae
Example sentences of the word guan
1. Noun, singular or mass
Camp in the El Triunfo high country and look for birds such as the horned guan and the green-throated mountain gem.
Premium oolong tea, such as the tie guan yin variety, is a viable source of nature’s immune-supporting antioxidants, found in the plant polyphenols.