Squawk

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squawk

To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly.

(Science: zoology) Squawking thrush, the missel turush; so called from its note when alarmed.

1. Act of squawking; a harsh squeak.

2. (Science: zoology) The American night heron.

3. (Science: zoology) Squawk duck, the bimaculate duck (anas glocitans). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and in front of, each eye.