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 for Cassican
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cassican \Cas"si*can\, n. [NL. cassicus helmeted, fr. L. cassis
     a belmet.] (Zool.)
     An American bird of the genus Cassicus, allied to the
     starlings and orioles, remarkable for its skillfully
     constructed and suspended nest; the crested oriole. The name
     is also sometimes given to the piping crow, an Australian
     bird.
     [1913 Webster]

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