Meaning of “kookaburra” in the English Dictionary

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"kookaburra" in British English

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kookaburranoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʊk.əˌbʌr.ə/ us /ˈkʊk.əˌbʌr.ə/


  • Another famous Australian bird is the kookaburra.
  • Kookaburras eat snakes and other birds.
  • Sometimes when people are cooking outside their homes, kookaburras fly down and take the food.
  • There are different kinds of kookaburra with different colors.

(Definition of “kookaburra” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)