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brubru

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EtymologyEdit

 
A brubru (Nilaus afer)

Borrowed from French brubru, ultimately imitative of the call of the male of the species.[1]

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brubru (plural brubrus)

  1. Also more fully as brubru shrike: a bird in the bushshrike family found in sub-Saharan Africa (Nilaus afer).

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  1. ^ brubru, n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford: Oxford University Press, March 2017; “brubru” (US) / “brubru” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press.

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