Definition of Currawong

1. Noun. Bluish black fruit-eating bird with a bell-like call.

Exact synonyms: Bell Magpie
Generic synonyms: Australian Magpie
Group relationships: Genus Strepera, Strepera



Definition of Currawong

1. Noun. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Currawong

currach
currachs
curragh
curraghs
currajong
currajongs
curran
currans
currant
currant bun
currant bush
currant jelly clot
currantlike
currants
curranty
currawong (current term)
currawongs
curred
currejong
currejongs
currencies
currency
currency-code
currency adjustment factor
currency code
currency codes
currency overlay
currency risk
currency sign
currency war

Literary usage of Currawong

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1. Annual Report by Dept. of Mines, New South Wales Dept. of Mines, New South Wales, Geological Survey of New South Wales (1876)
"... the mine at currawong fluctuates, as it always has done ; it has lately passed into the hands of persons who are very cautious in their proceedings. ..."

2. Australian Almanac (1873)
"This township is situated on the currawong Creek, a tributary of the Jugiong Eiver, about 20 miles from Young. Population, 182. Magistrates—G. O'M. Clarke, ..."

3. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1908)
"... A. Cunn., (currawong) selects the very tops of hills, with a preference for sedimentary formation. Hills of sedimentary origin in the interior are much ..."

4. A Life of Books: The Story of D.W. Thorpe Pty. Ltd., 1921-1987 by Daniel Wrixon Thorpe, Joyce Nicholson (2000)
"... the following Australian publishers announced increased discounts: Angus & Robertson, Cheshire, currawong, Jacaranda, Lansdowne, Ian Novak, ..."

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