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cuckoo-shrike

[koo-koo-shrahyk, koo k-oo-] /ˈku kuˌʃraɪk, ˈkʊk u-/
noun
1.
any of numerous Old World passerine birds of the family Campephagidae, certain species of which superficially resemble cuckoos and have hooked bills like shrikes.
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