Definition of cage bird in English:

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cage bird

noun

A bird of a kind customarily kept in a cage.
Example sentences
  • I think I have an escaped cage bird, or some rare bird.
  • Prior to this period, eclectus was mainly regarded as a cage bird, and many of the captured birds were lost because they were unable to adjust to the new living conditions.
  • This popular cage bird, native to dry country of southwestern Africa, is considered established in and around Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.
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