sirgang

noun

sir·​gang
ˈsərˌgaŋ
plural -s
: a predominantly pale green crested cissa (Kitta chinensis) that has largely maroon-red wings and black markings from bill to nape, on the wings, and across the tail and that occurs from the Himalayas through southeastern Asia and into the Pacific islands

Word History

Etymology

probably from native name in Ceylon and Sumatra

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“Sirgang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sirgang. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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