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Cuckoo

Morrish Bible Dictionary

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shachaph. Only named in scripture as an unclean bird not to be eaten. Some have supposed that a marine bird is alluded to: the R.V. has 'seamew.' There are however cuckoos in the land, and called also by that name, because of their cry. Leviticus 11:16; Deuteronomy 14:15 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Cuckoo'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​c/cuckoo.html. 1897.
 
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