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Dictionary Meaning Of Wryneck

Any one of several species of Old World birds of the genus
Jynx, allied to the woodpeckers; especially, the common European
species (J. torguilla); -- so called from its habit of turning the neck
around in different directions. Called also cuckoo's mate, snakebird,
summer bird, tonguebird, and writheneck.

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