black-billed cuckoo

black-billed cuckoo

[blak-bild]
noun
a black-billed North American cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus, that, unlike most cuckoos, constructs its own nest and rears its own young.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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black-billed cuckoo

noun
North American cuckoo; builds a nest and rears its own young 
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