from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A book-name of an African shrike, the Lanius or Nilaus brubru.


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  • A member of the bush-shrike family found in much of sub-Saharan Africa apart from the western rainforests and southern South Africa. It is the only member of the genus Nilaus. A handsome creature.

    January 8, 2008