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honeybird Line breaks: honey|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌnɪbəːd/

Definition of honeybird in English:


A small, drab African bird of the honeyguide family.
  • Genus Prodotiscus, family Indicatoridae: three species
Example sentences
  • Those trees attract small honeybirds, wild parakeets and more due to the nectar in their flowers.
  • This is another species chiefly visited by honeybirds.
  • Honey-guides are confined to Sub-Saharan Africa with a few species in Asia and they are also known as indicator birds or honeybirds.
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