butcherbird

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Etymology[edit]

butcher +‎ bird, from its habit of hanging its prey.

Noun[edit]

butcherbird (plural butcherbirds)

  1. (South Africa) The fiscal shrike, Lanius collaris
  2. any of the magpie-like birds in the genus Cracticus

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