cassican definition

  • noun:
    • An American bird for the genus Cassicus, allied toward starlings and orioles, remarkable for the skillfully built and suspended nest.
    • The piping crow of Australian Continent.
    • An American bird regarding the genus Cassicus, allied to the starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully constructed and suspended nest; the crested oriole. Title can also be occasionally directed at the piping crow, an Australian bird.
    • A bird of genus Cassicus. Cuvier.
    • An Australian and Papuan corvine bird of either for the genera Gymnorhina and Strepera; a piping-crow. See Barita, .
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