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triller

Line breaks: trill¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪlə
 
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Definition of triller in English:

noun

An Australasian and SE Asian songbird of the cuckoo-shrike family, with mainly black and white plumage.
  • Family Campephagidae: two genera, in particular Lalage, and several species
Example sentences
  • Silver-eyes, trillers, and those little honeyeaters foraged in the vegetation.
  • It has solved a mystery for me: The triller I saw my last day in Port Vila was of the Polynesian persuasion.
  • The Norfolk Island subspecies of the Long-tailed Triller has become extinct.

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