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currawong

Line breaks: cur¦ra|wong
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌrəwɒŋ/

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Definition of currawong in English:

noun

A crow-like songbird of the Australian butcher-bird family, with mainly black or grey plumage, a robust straight bill, and a resonant call. Also called bell magpie.
  • Genus Strepera, family Cracticidae: three species

Origin

1920s: from an Aboriginal word.

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