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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Sturnidae.
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(_Lamprotornis caudatus_) which shared an aviary with an accomplished albino jackdaw.
Gazelles were numerous, and many small birds in gaudy plumage flitted about the trees, amongst which the most beautiful was the _Lamprotornis superba_, a kind of Maina, called by the Somali Lhimber-load (the cowbird), because it follows after cows to feed.
Lamprotornis splendidus 5-6; Northern Grey-headed Sparrow