channel billed cuckoo

channelbill

[chan-l-bil]
noun
a large, gray Australian cuckoo, Scythrops novaehollandiae, with a grooved bill.
Also called channel-billed cuckoo [chan-l-bild] .


Origin:
channel1 + bill2

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To channel billed cuckoo
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: channel bill
Next Definition: channel black
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for channel billed cuckoo
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing channel billed cuckoo
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature