Definition of munia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmuːnɪə/


A southern Asian waxbill (songbird), especially a mannikin or an avadavat.
Example sentences
  • The top favourites are parakeets, munias, weavers, buntings and the Blue Rock Pigeon, and the top 10 species account for 75 per cent of indigenous trade.
  • Most of the birds traded were parakeets and munias, especially the rose-ringed parakeet, the black-headed munia and the red munia.
  • The frosty-headed munias were Chestnut-breasted Munias, and the black-fronted birds were Grand Munias.
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