Meaning of black-billed cuckoo

black'-billed cuck'oo

Pronunciation: (blak'bild"), [key]
  1. a black-billed North American cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmus, that, unlike most cuckoos, constructs its own nest and rears its own young.
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