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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an Indian cuckoo; the common coucal. It is believed by the natives to give omens. See Coucal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. common coucal of India and China


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