Whydah finch
Whydah bird Whyd"ah bird`, or Whydah finch Whyd"ah finch` (Zo["o]l.) The whidah bird. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • whydah finch — Whidah bird Whid ah bird , (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus {Vidua}, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also {vida finch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whydah bird — Whyd ah bird , or Whydah finch Whyd ah finch (Zo[ o]l.) The whidah bird. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whydah bird — Whidah bird Whid ah bird , (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus {Vidua}, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also {vida finch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whydah — /hwid euh, wid euh/, n. 1. any of several small African finches of the subfamily Viduinae, the males of which have elongated, drooping tail feathers during the breeding season. 2. any of several African weaverbirds of the genus Euplectes, the… …   Universalium

  • vida finch — Whidah bird Whid ah bird , (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus {Vidua}, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also {vida finch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whidah finch — Whidah bird Whid ah bird , (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus {Vidua}, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also {vida finch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • widow finch — Whidah bird Whid ah bird , (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus {Vidua}, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also {vida finch},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sahel Paradise Whydah — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Paradise-Whydah — Taxobox name = Northern Paradise Whydah status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Viduidae genus = Vidua species = V. orientalis binomial = Vidua orientalis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Pin-tailed Whydah — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Whydah status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Viduidae genus = Vidua species = V. macroura binomial = Vidua macroura binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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