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curlew

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɜː.ljuː/  us   /ˈkɝː-/
a large, brownish-coloured bird with long legs and a very long, curved beak, usually found near water
Translations of “curlew”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常生活在水邊的)鷸…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常生活在水边的)鹬…
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