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- proper noun An obsolete
taxonomic genusnow replaced by Jynx.
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Yunx, and speckled Brachypodium in woods here; this last has the habit and manners of the crooked bill of Dgin.
A cuckoo was shot; this bird would seem to be as in Europe attended by the Yunx, at least a cry very similar to that of that bird was heard.
Shot an Alauda, a Fringilla, and a curious climber with the tail of a woodpecker, at least so far as regards the pointing of the feathers, plumage of Yunx, and beak of
WRYNECK (Yunx torquilla), or Cuckoo's mate, squeaks all round the woods with his head on one side just as the cuckoo comes.