black-billed cuckoo

noun

Definition of black-billed cuckoo

: a common North American cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) that constructs a nest and hatches its own eggs and is grayish brown above with a circle of bare red skin about the eye and a solid-black bill

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“Black-billed cuckoo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-billed%20cuckoo. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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