lyrebird

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noun lyre·bird \ ˈlī(-ə)r-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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1834


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