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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An African family of picarian birds, related to the Upupidæ, having a long, slender, curved bill, as in that family, but the tail long and graduated, the head crestless, and the plumage glossy; the irrisors or wood-hoopoes.

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