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willie wagtail Line breaks: wil¦lie wag|tail

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(also willy wagtail)

Definition of willie wagtail in English:

noun

1Australian A common Australian monarch flycatcher with striking black and white plumage.
  • Rhipidura leucophrys, family Monarchidae. Alternative name: black and white fantail
1.1British informal The pied wagtail.

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