drongo

noun
dron·​go | \ ˈdräŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce drongo (audio) \
plural drongos

Definition of drongo

: any of a family (Dicruridae) of insectivorous passerine birds native to Africa, Asia, and Australia that usually have glossy black plumage and long forked tails

First Known Use of drongo

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for drongo

Malagasy

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“Drongo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drongo. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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