meliphagidan
Meliphagan Me*liph"a*gan, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Meliphaga} and allied genera; a honey eater; -- called also {meliphagidan}. [1913 Webster]

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  • meliphagidan — adjective or noun see meliphagidae * * * meliphagidan, a. and n. (mɛlɪˈfædʒɪdən) [f. mod.L. Meliphagid æ (f. Meliphaga: see prec. and id) + an.] a. adj. Belonging to the Meliphagidæ, a family of Australian birds which extract honey from plants. b …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Meliphagan — Me*liph a*gan, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Meliphaga} and allied genera; a honey eater; called also {meliphagidan}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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