Definition of parrotbill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈparətbɪl/


A tit-like Asian songbird with brown and grey plumage and a short arched bill.
Example sentences
  • However polyphyly of the parrotbills seems dubious because of their very homogeneous bill morphology (short and laterally compressed).
  • The number of Maui parrotbills in the wild has dwindled to fewer than 500.
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