Definitions

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  • n. An American bird of the genus Cassicus, allied to the starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully constructed and suspended nest.
  • n. The piping crow of Australia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An American bird of the genus Cassicus, allied to the starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully constructed and suspended nest; the crested oriole. The name is also sometimes given to the piping crow, an Australian bird.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bird of the genus Cassicus. Cuvier.
  • n. An Australian and Papuan corvine bird of either of the genera Gymnorhina and Strepera; a piping-crow. See Barita, .

Etymologies

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From Latin cassis ("helmet").

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