Definitions starting with G

ID #4572

graveyard bird

[from the belief that its appearance foretells death] n. a black bird (Antrostomus carolinensis?).= DEAD-PEOPLE BIRD, DEATH BIRD, DEATH MESSENGER, SPIRIT BIRD (Nassau, Exuma)

Tags: animal, bird, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-19 00:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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