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currawong

[kuhr-uh-wawng, -wong] /ˈkʌr əˌwɔŋ, -ˌwɒŋ/
noun
1.
any of several large black-and-white passerine birds of the genus Strepera, of Australia, having a resounding bell-like voice.
Origin of currawong
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30, currawong is from the Dharuk word gu-ra-wa-ruŋ
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currawong

/ˈkʌrəˌwɒŋ/
noun
1.
any Australian crowlike songbird of the genus Strepera, having black, grey, and white plumage: family Cracticidae Also called bell magpie
Word Origin
from a native Australian name
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