Waxbird
Waxbird Wax"bird`, (Zo["o]l.) The waxwing. [1913 Webster]

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  • waxbird — Waxwing Wax wing , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small birds of the genus {Ampelis}, in which some of the secondary quills are usually tipped with small horny ornaments resembling red sealing wax. The Bohemian waxwing (see under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waxbird — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : waxwing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Waxwing — Wax wing , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small birds of the genus {Ampelis}, in which some of the secondary quills are usually tipped with small horny ornaments resembling red sealing wax. The Bohemian waxwing (see under {Bohemian}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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