Cornish chough

noun

Definition of Cornish chough

1 : a red-billed chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) now rare in England but found in mountainous parts of Europe and northern Africa
2 : the heraldic representation of a Cornish chough with black feathers and red legs and beak

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“Cornish chough.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cornish%20chough. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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