Bird fancier
Bird fancier Bird" fan`ci*er 1. One who takes pleasure in rearing or collecting rare or curious birds. [1913 Webster]

2. One who has for sale the various kinds of birds which are kept in cages. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bird-fancier — birdˈ fancier noun A person who breeds cagebirds, or keeps them for sale • • • Main Entry: ↑bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird fancier — noun a person with a strong interest in birds • Hypernyms: ↑fancier, ↑enthusiast …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird fancier — n. person with a special interest in birds; person who enjoys raising or collecting rare birds; person who has for sale assorted types of birds kept in cages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bird-fancier — /ˈbɜd fænsiə/ (say berd fanseeuh) noun someone who rears or sells birds …   Australian English dictionary

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  • bird-fancier's lung — a form of extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by the inhalation of avian proteins present in the droppings and feathers of certain birds, especially pigeons and caged birds (such as budgerigars). As in farmer s lung, there is an acute and a… …   Medical dictionary

  • bird-fancier's lung — a form of extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by the inhalation of avian proteins present in the droppings and feathers of certain birds, especially pigeons and caged birds (such as budgerigars). As in farmer s lung, there is an acute and a… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Легкое ""Любителя Птиц"" (Bird-Fancier'S Lung) — проявление внешнего аллергического альвеолита, развивающегося при вдыхании птичьих белков, которые присутствуют в помете и перьях некоторых птиц, особенно голубей и птиц, живущих в клетках. Как и в случае заболевания, носящего название легкое… …   Медицинские термины

  • Fancier — Fan ci*er, n. 1. One who is governed by fancy. Not reasoners, but fanciers. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. One who fancies or has a special liking for, or interest in, a particular object or class or objects; hence, one who breeds and keeps for sale …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird breeder's lung — bird fancier s lung, bird handler s lung pigeon breeder s l …   Medical dictionary

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