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thunderbird

[thuhn-der-burd] /ˈθʌn dərˌbɜrd/
noun
1.
(in the mythology of some North American Indians) a huge, eaglelike bird capable of producing thunder, lightning, and rain.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; thunder + bird
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British Dictionary definitions for thunder-bird

thunderbird

/ˈθʌndəˌbɜːd/
noun
1.
a legendary bird that produces thunder, lightning, and rain according to the folk belief of several North American Indian peoples
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