Definition of sabrewing in English:


Syllabification: sa·bre·wing
Pronunciation: /ˈsābərˌwiNG


  • A large tropical American hummingbird with a green back and long curved wings.
    • Genus Campylopterus, family Trochilidae: several species
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    • Hayes' group attempted to determine the distribution and population size of the white-tailed sabrewing using trail surveys, and banded 81 birds caught in mist nets.
    • It flew farther away to a low perch and preened until another sabrewing flew into the area.

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