koel

noun
ko·​el
variants: or koil \ ˈkōə̇l , ˈkȯi(ə)l \
plural -s

Definition of koel

: any of several cuckoos (genus Eudynamys) of India, the East Indies, and Australia

called also long-tailed cuckoo

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History and Etymology for koel

Hindi koel, koil, from Sanskrit kokila

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“Koel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/koel. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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