Definition of dollarbird in English:

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dollarbird

Pronunciation: /ˈdɒləˌbəːd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

The eastern broad-billed roller of Asia and Australasia, which has a conspicuous white coin-like mark on the wing that is visible in flight.
  • Eyrystomus orientalis, family Coraciidae.
Example sentences
  • Dollarbirds readily take to nestboxes but our experience with dollarbird breeding is not large.
  • Various subspecies of the dollarbird have evolved in some parts of its range.
  • Shamas, barbets, dollarbirds, bee-eaters, coucals, parakeets, pittas, shrikes, bulbuls - birds of every shape and variety, common or rare are to be found in some part of Pulau Ubin.

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