honeyguide
noun Date: 1777 any of a family (Indicatoridae) of small plainly colored nonpasserine birds that inhabit Africa, the Himalayas, and the East Indies and that include some which lead people or animals to the nests of bees

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  • honeyguide — [hun′ē gīd΄] n. any of a family (Indicatoridae) of small, heavily built, drab colored piciform birds of Africa, Asia, and the East Indies: they are said to lead people or animals to bees nests in order to eat the grubs and wax discarded by the… …   Universalium

  • honeyguide — [hun′ē gīd΄] n. any of a family (Indicatoridae) of small, heavily built, drab colored piciform birds of Africa, Asia, and the East Indies: they are said to lead people or animals to bees nests in order to eat the grubs and wax discarded by the… …   English World dictionary

  • Honeyguide — Taxobox name = Honeyguides regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Indicatoridae familia authority = Swainson, 1837 subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Indicator Melichneutes Melignomon Prodotiscus… …   Wikipedia

  • honeyguide — tikrieji medpaukščiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Indicator angl. honeyguide vok. Honiganzeiger, m rus. медоуказчик, m pranc. indicateur, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji medpaukščiai siauresnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • honeyguide — noun Any of several Old World tropical birds, of the family Indicatoridae, that feed on honey or beeswax …   Wiktionary

  • honeyguide — noun 1》 a small, drab tropical songbird, feeding chiefly on beeswax and bee grubs. [Family Indicatoridae: several species.] 2》 Botany a marking on a flower petal thought to guide insects to nectar …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Honeyguide Greenbul — Taxobox name = Honeyguide Greenbul status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pycnonotidae genus = Baeopogon species = B. indicator binomial = Baeopogon indicator… …   Wikipedia

  • honeyguide bulbul — bulbiuliai medrodžiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Baeopogon angl. honeyguide bulbul; white tailed bulbul rus. бюльбюль медоуказчик, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bulbiuliniai siauresnis terminas – slaptingasis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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