Definition of kookaburra noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kookaburra

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkʊkəbʌrə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʊkəbɜːrə//
 
Birds
 
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an Australian bird that makes a strange laughing cry See related entries: Birds Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Wiradhuri gugubarra.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kookaburra