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bird of paradise Saltos de línea: bird of para|dise

Definición de bird of paradise en inglés:

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1 (plural birds of paradise) A tropical Australasian bird, the male of which is noted for the beauty and brilliance of its plumage and its spectacular courtship display. Most kinds are found in New Guinea.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Protobirds such as Confuciusornis had the same kind of feathers as modern birds; some specimens even display long tail feathers reminiscent of tropic birds and birds of paradise.
  • He has done fieldwork in South America and central Africa and conducted long-term studies of birds of paradise in New Guinea.
  • The cameras shed light on the floor of the deepest darkest jungle to reveal the courtship dance of a bird of paradise, and enable viewers to follow animals hunting and roaming for miles, where cameras could never hope to follow them before.
2 (also bird of paradise flower) A southern African plant related to the banana, which bears a showy irregular flower with a long projecting tongue.
  • Genus Strelitzia, family Strelitziaceae: several species, in particular S. regina, with orange and dark blue flowers
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • However, the trip was also memorable for a magnificent discovery: the bird of paradise flower, named Strelitzia regina after Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz, wife of King George III of Britain.
  • In the conservatory, you'll find the largest collection of house plants in Ireland: bird of paradise, orchids, jasmine, lemon trees and orange trees whose blossoms scent the air.
  • Saillen said he is struck by the beauty of strong, vibrant flowers, like amaryllis, banana flowers and birds of paradise.

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