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lyrebird

lyrebird

noun lyre·bird \-ˌbərd\

Definition of LYREBIRD

:  either of two Australian passerine birds (genus Menura) distinguished in the male by very long tail feathers displayed in the shape of a lyre during courtship

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First Known Use of LYREBIRD

1834

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