Definition of dollarbird in English:

dollarbird

Line breaks: dollar|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒləˌbəːd
 
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noun

  • The eastern broad-billed roller of Asia and Australasia, which has a conspicuous white coin-like mark on the wing that is visible in flight.
    • Eyrystomus orientalis, family Coraciidae
    More example sentences
    • Dollarbirds readily take to nestboxes but our experience with dollarbird breeding is not large.
    • Various subspecies of the dollarbird have evolved in some parts of its range.
    • Shamas, barbets, dollarbirds, bee-eaters, coucals, parakeets, pittas, shrikes, bulbuls - birds of every shape and variety, common or rare are to be found in some part of Pulau Ubin.

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