woodchat

woodchat

[wood-chat]
noun
1.
Also, woodchat shrike. a shrike, Lanius senator, of Europe and northern Africa, having a black forehead and a chestnut crown, nape, and mantle.
2.
any of various Asiatic thrushes, especially of the genus Larvivora.

Origin:
1695–1705; wood1 + chat

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woodchat or woodchat shrike (ˈwʊdˌtʃæt)
 
n
a songbird, Lanius senator, of Europe and N Africa, having a black-and-white plumage with a reddish-brown crown and a hooked bill: family Laniidae (shrikes)
 
woodchat shrike or woodchat shrike
 
n

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