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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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kookaburrakook‧a‧bur‧ra /ˈkʊkəbʌrə/ noun [countable]  HBAan Australian bird whose song sounds like laughter
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kookaburraDo film-makers just make use of the kookaburra to conjure up exotic tropical atmosphere - or are there birds with similar calls?Among the feathered residents are flamingos, toucans, kookaburras, egrets, brown pelicans, hornbills and trumpeter swans.
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