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Noun: laughing jackass  'lã-fing'jak,as
  1. Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry
    - kookaburra, Dacelo gigas
  2. Almost extinct owl of New Zealand
    - laughing owl, Sceloglaux albifacies

Derived forms: laughing jackasses

Type of: bird of Minerva, bird of night, hooter, kingfisher, owl

Part of: Dacelo, genus Dacelo, genus Sceloglaux, Sceloglaux

Encyclopedia: Laughing jackass