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birdling

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəːdlɪŋ
 
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Definition of birdling in English:

noun

rare
A young bird; a nestling: the birdlings flew away in the autumn
More example sentences
  • In the nest a newborn birdling stands awkwardly with its beak open wide, straining in the throes of infancy.
  • The one small birdling went up to a lion's whelp, and took refuge with it.
  • The one that yells loudest is fed first and continues to be fed until another birdling yells louder.

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