Definition of mesia in English:

mesia

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːzɪə
 
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(also silver-eared mesia)

noun

  • A SE Asian bird of the babbler family, the male having red and yellow plumage with a black-and-white head.
    • Leiothrix argentauris, family Timaliidae
    More example sentences
    • On Sept.28, 186 birds, including 100 mesias, were arrived by plane from Taiwan to England.
    • Officials said tissue samples from the finch-like mesias were pooled so it was impossible to say how many had been killed by H5N1.
    • And others such as silver-eared mesias and velvet-fronted nuthatches, which may be escapees from the wild bird trade.

Origin

modern Latin (former genus name).

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