Definition of Cassican. Meaning of Cassican. Synonyms of Cassican

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Definition of Cassican

Cassican Cas"si*can, n. [NL. cassicus helmeted, fr. L. cassis a belmet.] (Zo["o]l.) An American bird of the genus Cassicus, allied to the starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully constructed and suspended nest; the crested oriole. The name is also sometimes given to the piping crow, an Australian bird.

Meaning of Cassican from wikipedia

- "noisy" or "clamorous". The specific epithet c****icus is from the French "C****ican" which in turn is from "C****ique", the French word for cacique used from...