[ koo-koo-shrahyk, koo k-oo- ]
/ ˈku kuˌʃraɪk, ˈkʊk u- /


any of numerous Old World passerine birds of the family Campephagidae, certain species of which superficially resemble cuckoos and have hooked bills like shrikes. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cuckoo shrike

cuckoo shrike


any Old World tropical songbird of the family Campephagidae, typically having a strong notched bill, long rounded tail, and pointed wingsSee also minivet
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