from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An Australian insessorial bird (Corcorax melanorhamphus) noted for the curious actions of the male during the breeding season. It is black with a white patch on each wing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Australian corvine bird, Corcorax melanorhamphus, a sort of chough, noted for the singular actions of the male in pairing-time.
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