Tody To"dy, n.; pl. Todies . [Cf. NL. todus, F. todier, G. todvogel.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small insectivorous West Indian birds of the genus {Todus}. They are allied to the kingfishers. [1913 Webster]

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  • tody — /ˈtoʊdi/ (say tohdee) noun (plural todies) any of the small insectivorous West Indian birds constituting the family Todidae, related to the motmots and kingfishers, and having a brightly coloured green and red plumage. {French todier, from Latin… …   Australian English dictionary

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