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cuculiform bird vs cuckoo cuckoo vs cuculiform bird

cuculiform bird and cuckoo both are nouns.

cuculiform bird is not a verb while cuckoo is a verb.

As nouns, cuckoo is a hyponym of cuculiform bird; that is, cuckoo is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than cuculiform bird and cuckoo is a type of cuculiform bird defined as:
  • birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)
Other hyponyms of cuculiform bird include touraco, turaco, turacou, turakoo.
cuculiform bird (noun) cuckoo (noun)
birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos) a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail
cuculiform bird (verb) cuckoo (verb)
repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

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