Definition of pied in English:

pied

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Pronunciation: /pʌɪd
 
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adjective

Having two or more different colours: the pied flycatcher
More example sentences
  • I have done almost no birding, except yesterday when I saw a Hooded Butcherbird sitting on a coconut frond, tilting back its head and ruffling its pied plumage as it whistled its loud, musical song.
  • For instance, five species of hornbills - Wreathed, Roufous, Brown, Great pied and Indian pied hornbills - are found there.
  • Again the attraction is bird watching, especially pied shags feeding the young birds in their nests, great crested grebe and large numbers of paradise ducks.

Origin

Middle English (originally in the sense 'black and white like a magpie'): from pie2 + -ed1.

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