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yellow-billed cuckoo

[yel-oh-bild] /ˈyɛl oʊˌbɪld/
noun
1.
a North American cuckoo, Coccyzus americanus, that has a yellow bill and, unlike many cuckoos, constructs its own nest and rears its own young.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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