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    • The typical genus of the family Cuculidæ, formerly…
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cuculus definition

  • noun:
    • The typical genus of the family Cuculidæ, formerly more comprehensive than the family as at present constituted, but now restricted to forms congeneric with Cuculus canorus, the type of the genus. See cut under cuckoo.
    • kind genus of this Cuculidae
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