Definition of mistletoebird in English:


Line breaks: mistle¦toe|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪs(ə)ltəʊˌbəːd


  • An Australian flowerpecker that feeds mainly on mistletoe berries, the male of which has a bright red breast.
    • Dicaeum hirundinaceum, family Dicaeidae. Alternative name: mistletoe flowerpecker
    More example sentences
    • We saw a grey fantail spreading its tail, a leaden flycatcher wagging its tail, a pair of rufous whistlers, and a pair of mistletoebirds.
    • Female and male Mistletoebirds do not look similar.
    • The female Mistletoebird builds the nest by herself with no help from the male.

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