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Topic: BIRDS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: cucu, from the sound it makes

cuckoo

1 noun
     
cuck‧oo1 [countable]
HBB a grey European bird that puts its eggs in other birds' nests and that makes a sound that sounds like its name
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