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- another term for blue crane
- ‘The blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea, also called Stanley crane) is a bird very special to the amaXhosa, who call it indwe.’
- ‘On the first part of your trek you'll see Stanley cranes, okapi, and yellow-backed duikers (a variety of antelope).’
- ‘I saw Stanley cranes protecting a nest and wattle cranes with a young one.’
- ‘The spectacular courtship dance of the Stanley crane begins with the pair running around in circles.’
- ‘A new male Stanley crane has come to join our female.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.