WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
cur•ra•wong  (kurə wông′, -wong′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Birdsany of several large black-and-white passerine birds of the genus Strepera, of Australia, having a resounding bell-like voice.
  • Dharuk gu-ra-wa-ruŋ
  • 1925–30


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

currawong /ˈkʌrəˌwɒŋ/ n
  1. any Australian crowlike songbird of the genus Strepera, having black, grey, and white plumage: family Cracticidae
    Also called: bell magpie
Etymology: from a native Australian name



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