weaverbird
noun Date: 1826 weaver 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weaverbird — [wē′vərbʉrd΄] n. WEAVER FINCH …   English World dictionary

  • weaverbird — noun finch like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests • Syn: ↑weaver, ↑weaver finch • Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird • Hyponyms: ↑baya, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • weaverbird — /wee veuhr berrd /, n. any of numerous African and Asian finchlike birds of the family Ploceidae, noted for their elaborately woven nests and colonial habits. Also called weaver finch. [1820 30; WEAVER + BIRD] * * * …   Universalium

  • weaverbird — noun any of various Old World passerine birds, resembling finches, that build complex, communal nests Syn: estrildid finch, weaver finch …   Wiktionary

  • weaverbird — /ˈwivəbɜd/ (say weevuhberd) noun any of numerous chiefly African and Asian birds of the family Passeridae which build elaborately woven nests. Also, weaver, weaver finch. {weaver + bird1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Golden Weaverbird Homestay — (Chi Phat,Камбоджа) Категория отеля: Адрес: Chi Phat, Chi Phat, Камбодж …   Каталог отелей

  • sociable weaverbird — noun : a southern African weaverbird (Philetairus socius) that breeds in colonies having a compound nest in one great unbrella shaped structure of grass placed in a tree * * * sociable weaverbird or sociable grosbeak, = republican grosbeak. (Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • social weaverbird — noun : sociable weaverbird …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baya Weaver — Taxobox name = Baya Weaver status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px image caption = Male of race philippinus displaying at nest image2 caption = Female of race philippinus image2 width = 230px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

  • baya — noun common Indian weaverbird • Syn: ↑Ploceus philippinus • Hypernyms: ↑weaver, ↑weaverbird, ↑weaver finch * * * ˈbīyə, bīˈyä noun or baya weav …   Useful english dictionary

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