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(Lanius excubitor)

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  • Shrike — Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See {Shriek}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family {Laniid[ae]}, having a strong hooked bill, toothed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrike — O.E. scric thrush, lit. bird with a shrill call, probably echoic of its cry and related to SHRIEK (Cf. shriek) (Cf. O.N. skrikja shrieker, shrike ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • shrike — [shrīk] n. [via dial. < OE scric, thrush, shrike, akin to ME schriken, SHRIEK] any of a family (Laniidae) of predatory, shrill voiced passerine birds with hooked beaks, gray, black, and white plumage, and long tails: most types feed on insects …   English World dictionary

  • Shrike — ist der englische Name der Würger (Laniidae), einer Vogelfamilie aus der Ordnung der Sperlingsvögel (Passeriformes) der Name einer US amerikanischen taktische Luft Boden Rakete der Name einer Figur in einem Romanzyklus von Dan Simmons …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shrike — ► NOUN ▪ a predatory songbird with a hooked bill, often impaling its prey on thorns. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • Shrike — Taxobox name = Shrikes image caption = Loggerhead Shrike regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Laniidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = * Lanius * Eurocephalus * Corvinella… …   Wikipedia

  • shrike — /shruyk/, n. 1. any of numerous predaceous oscine birds of the family Laniidae, having a strong, hooked, and toothed bill, feeding on insects and sometimes on small birds and other animals: the members of certain species impale their prey on… …   Universalium

  • Shrike — Запуск ракеты «Шрайк» с самолёта Дуглас A 4C «Скайхок» AGM 45 «Шрайк» (англ. AGM 45 Shrike)  американская ракета для подавления радиоизлучающих целей противника (радаров). Разработана Центром морских технологий в Чайна Лейк в 1963 году. За основу …   Википедия

  • Shrike (comics) — Shrike is the name of multiple fictional characters appearing in publications from DC Comics.Character HistoryToron TosToron Tos was an orphan of the planet Moronon, who was raised on Earth by Comoc Indians. As Shrike, he encountered the original …   Wikipedia

  • Shrike (Philip Reeve) — Shrike (or Grike in the North American editions) is a recurring character in Philip Reeve s Mortal Engines Quartet . He appears in all the books except Predator s Gold .Shrike is a Stalker, a resurrected human body wired up with bizzare… …   Wikipedia

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