Associations to the word «Shrike»

Wiktionary

SHRIKE, noun. Any of various passerine birds of the family Laniidae which are known for their habit of catching other birds and small animals and impaling the uneaten portions of their bodies on thorns.

Dictionary definition

SHRIKE, noun. Any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals.

Wise words

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