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Definition of "currawong" []

  • Any of the three species, and several subspecies, of large, mainly black, predatory passerine birds in the genus Strepera, of the family Artamidae, endemic to Australia. (noun)

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Use "currawong" in a sentence
  • "A black currawong perched on it was examining him with its yellow eyes, and Billy remembered the hole in the chicken wire and the lovely swirl of black feathers and fluffy gray down around the rent fence."
  • "But he didn't feel like shooting the currawong that was perched just a few feet away from him."
  • "The Lord Howe Island currawong Strepera graculina crissalis is relatively common in the southern mountains, with lesser number found in the north."