from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An avian cryptid of Sri Lanka, said to emit human-sounding shrieks that portend death; possibly the spot-bellied eagle owl or Ceylon highland nightjar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of two or more South African drongo shrikes (Edolius retifer, and Edolius remifer), believed by the natives to be connected with sorcery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of the Indian drongo-shrikes, of the family Dicruridæ.


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