Definition of parrotbill in English:

parrotbill

Syllabification: par·rot·bill
Pronunciation: /ˈparətˌbil
 
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noun

  • A titlike Asian songbird with brown and gray plumage and a short arched bill.
    • Family Panuridae (or Paradoxornithidae): two genera and several species
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    • However polyphyly of the parrotbills seems dubious because of their very homogeneous bill morphology (short and laterally compressed).
    • The number of Maui parrotbills in the wild has dwindled to fewer than 500.

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