Definition of baya in English:

baya

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪə
 
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(also baya weaver)

noun

A weaver bird that typically has a brown back, yellow cap, and black face, common throughout the Indian subcontinent and in SE Asia.
  • Ploceus philippinus, family Ploceidae
More example sentences
  • A baya of enterprise, energy and skill may be the proud builder of four nests in a colony, each happily occupied with a female on eggs.
  • The Baya weaver is a gregarious bird and breeds in colonies that can be found in scattered trees in open country.
  • Baya Weavers are a little aggressive and should not be kept with other weavers or Finches which are smaller or weaker.

Origin

from Hindi.

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