cassican

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English[edit]

Psarocolius decumanus. Trinidad.
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cassis (helmet).

Noun[edit]

cassican (plural cassicans)

  1. An American bird (Psarocolius decumanus, syn. Cassicus cristatus), allied to the starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully constructed and suspended nest.
  2. The piping crows
    1. Corvus typicus of Indonesia and Australia.
    2. Cracticus tibicen (syn. Gymnorhina tibicen), Australian magpie.

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Noun[edit]

cassican m (plural cassicans)

  1. butcherbird (in the genus Cracticus)