Definition of figbird in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪɡbəːd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A gregarious fruit-eating Australasian bird of the oriole family, the male of which has a green back and a yellow or green breast.
  • Sphecotheres viridis, family Oriolidae; formerly treated as several species.
Example sentences
  • The Figbird is a locally nomadic bird which roams in search of native and cultivated fruits and figs.
  • Figbirds feed in flocks, often of around 20 birds that are prepared to fly to isolated trees that are suitable for foraging.

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