cuckoo shrike

cuckoo-shrike

[koo-koo-shrahyk, kook-oo-]
noun
any of numerous Old World passerine birds of the family Campephagidae, certain species of which superficially resemble cuckoos and have hooked bills like shrikes.
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cuckoo shrike
 
n
See also minivet any Old World tropical songbird of the family Campephagidae, typically having a strong notched bill, long rounded tail, and pointed wings

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