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Cuculus canorus
Cuckoo Cuck"oo (k??k"??), n. [OE. coccou, cukkow, F. coucou, prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. cuculus, Gr. ????, Skr. k?ki?a, G. kuckuk, D. koekoek.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied genera, of many species. Note: The European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) builds no nest of its own, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds, to be hatched by them. The American yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus Americanus) and the black-billed cuckoo (C. erythrophthalmus) build their own nests. Cuckoo bee (Zool.), a bee, parasitic in the larval stage in the nests of other bees, feeding either upon their food or larvae. They belong to the genera Nomada, Melecta, Epeolus, and others. Cuckoo clock, a clock so constructed that at the time for striking it gives forth sounds resembling the cry of the cuckoo. Cuckoo dove (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed pigeon of the genus Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies. Cuckoo fish (Zo["o]l.), the European red gurnard (Trigla cuculus). The name probably alludes to the sound that it utters. Cuckoo falcon (Zo["o]l.), any falcon of the genus Baza. The genus inhabits Africa and the East Indies. Cuckoo maid (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- called also cuckoo mate. Cuckoo ray (Zo["o]l.), a British ray (Raia miraletus). Cuckoo spit, or Cuckoo spittle. (a) A frothy secretion found upon plants, exuded by the larvae of certain insects, for concealment; -- called also toad spittle and frog spit. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect, the larva of which, living on grass and the leaves of plants, exudes this secretion. The insects belong to Aphrophora, Helochara, and allied genera. Ground cuckoo, the chaparral cock.
Trigla cuculus
Gaverick Ga"ver*ick, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European red gurnard (Trigla cuculus). [Prov. Eng.]
Trigla cuculus
Cuckoo Cuck"oo (k??k"??), n. [OE. coccou, cukkow, F. coucou, prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. cuculus, Gr. ????, Skr. k?ki?a, G. kuckuk, D. koekoek.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied genera, of many species. Note: The European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) builds no nest of its own, but lays its eggs in the nests of other birds, to be hatched by them. The American yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus Americanus) and the black-billed cuckoo (C. erythrophthalmus) build their own nests. Cuckoo bee (Zool.), a bee, parasitic in the larval stage in the nests of other bees, feeding either upon their food or larvae. They belong to the genera Nomada, Melecta, Epeolus, and others. Cuckoo clock, a clock so constructed that at the time for striking it gives forth sounds resembling the cry of the cuckoo. Cuckoo dove (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed pigeon of the genus Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies. Cuckoo fish (Zo["o]l.), the European red gurnard (Trigla cuculus). The name probably alludes to the sound that it utters. Cuckoo falcon (Zo["o]l.), any falcon of the genus Baza. The genus inhabits Africa and the East Indies. Cuckoo maid (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- called also cuckoo mate. Cuckoo ray (Zo["o]l.), a British ray (Raia miraletus). Cuckoo spit, or Cuckoo spittle. (a) A frothy secretion found upon plants, exuded by the larvae of certain insects, for concealment; -- called also toad spittle and frog spit. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect, the larva of which, living on grass and the leaves of plants, exudes this secretion. The insects belong to Aphrophora, Helochara, and allied genera. Ground cuckoo, the chaparral cock.

Meaning of Cuculus from wikipedia

- Latin Cuculus, "cuckoo" The species in taxonomic order are: Sulawesi cuckoo or Sulawesi hawk-cuckoo, Cuculus cr****irostris Red-chested cuckoo, Cuculus solitarius...
- The common cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, Cuculiformes, which includes the roadrunners, the anis and the coucals....
- Stresemann 1961) The Asian koel was originally described by Carl Linnaeus as Cuculus scolopaceus based on a specimen he received from the Malabar region. The...
- "Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758)". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2013-12-23. "Chelidonichthys cuculus (Linnaeus, 1758):...
- Common Hawk-Cuckoo, Cuculus varius Vahl in Kutch". J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 77 (2): 329. Waite, HW (1963). "The Common Hawk-Cuckoo (Cuculus varius varius Vahl)...
- Anders Pape (2015-08-01). "Coevolution between the large hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus sparverioides) and its two sympatric Leiothrichidae hosts: evidence for...
- Bothriomyrmex cuculus is a species of ant in the genus Bothriomyrmex. Described by Santschi in 1919, the species is endemic to Algeria and Tunisia. Santschi...
- The red-chested cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius) is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is a medium-sized bird found in Africa south of the Sahara...
- wing feathers as below. Coccycua, Coccyzus, Phaenicophaeus, Piaya – 9 Cuculus – 9 or 10 Pachycoccyx, Clamator levaillantii, Centropus – 10 Microdynamis...
- The Oriental cuckoo or Horsfields cuckoo (Cuculus optatus) is a bird belonging to the genus Cuculus in the cuckoo family Cuculidae. It was formerly cl****ified...
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