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- noun Any of several African birds of the family Phoeniculidae, having a down-curved bill, metallic plumage, and a long graduated tail.
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- noun Any of five
birdsof the genus Phoeniculus, in the family Phoeniculidae,
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From wood + hoopoe
Ligon SH (1983) Reciprocity in the green woodhoopoe (