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  • n. Plural form of friarbird.


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  • West of the dividing line lived tigers and monkeys, bears and orangutans, barbets and trogons; east of the line were friarbirds and cockatoos, birds of paradise and paradise kingfishers, cuscuses and other marsupials including farther east in New Guinea and tropical Australia the ineffable tree kangaroos, doing their clumsy best to fill niches left vacant by missing monkeys.

    The Song of The Dodo


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