from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Gracula .
  • noun A genus of choughs.
  • noun A genus of cormorants: same as Phalacrocorax.


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  • Diogenianus, Adsidet usque graculus apud graculum, they much delight in one another's company,

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  • Birds were scarce, with the exception of alpine pigeons (_Columba leuconota_), red-legged crows (_Corvus graculus, _ L.), and the horned pheasant

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  • miluus et pluuiae graculus auctor aquae; uiuit et armiferae cornix inuisa Mineruae, 35

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  • Si nodurna tibi cornix canit, he (perus aethrae Cum redit; innumero fi cantu graculus inflat;

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