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columbiform

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tweet

  • noun a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    twirp.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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picarian

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to Picariæ. -- n. One of the Picariæ.

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chitter

  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    twitter.

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coraciiform

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twitter

  • noun a series of chirps
    chirrup.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    chitter.

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anseriform

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cheep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    peep.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    chirp; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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nonpasserine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of birds that are not perching birds

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carol

  • noun joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
    Christmas carol.
  • noun a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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pelecaniform

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flitter

  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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galliform

(Zoöl.) Like the Gallinae (or Galliformes) in structure.

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roost

  • noun a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • noun a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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procellariiform

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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fringilline

(Zoöl.) Pertaining to the family Fringillidæ; characteristic of finches; sparrowlike.

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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incage

To confine in, or as in, a cage; to coop up. Written also encage. "Incaged birds." Shak.

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carol

  • noun joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
    Christmas carol.
  • noun a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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insessorial

Pertaining to, or having the character of, perching birds.

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cheep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    peep.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    chirp; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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limicoline

(Zoöl.) Shore-inhabiting; of or pertaining to the Limicolæ.

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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ratite

  • noun flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
    ratite bird; flightless bird.

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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oscine

  • noun passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
    oscine bird.
  • adjective of or relating to the songbirds

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chirm

To chirp or to make a mournful cry, as a bird. Obs. Huloet.

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tetraonid

(Zoöl.) A bird belonging to the tribe of which the genus Tetrao is the type, as the grouse, partridge, quail, and the like. Used also adjectively.

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flitter

  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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nidifugous

  • adjective (of birds) leaving the nest shortly after hatching

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twitter

  • noun a series of chirps
    chirrup.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    chitter.

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curious

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; odd; peculiar; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
    • a curious child is a teacher's delight
    • a trap door that made me curious
    • curious investigators
    • traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers
    • curious about the neighbor's doings

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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timorsome

Easily frightened; timorous. Written also timersome. Scot. Sir W. Scott.

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twitter

  • noun a series of chirps
    chirrup.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    chitter.

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struthious

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Struthiones, or Ostrich tribe.

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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carol

  • noun joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
    Christmas carol.
  • noun a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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fledge

  • verb feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
  • verb decorate with feathers
    flight.
    • fledge an arrow

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gooney

  • noun a variety of albatross with black feet
    Diomedea nigripes; goonie; gooney bird; black-footed albatross; goony.

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trilled

  • adjective satellite uttered with a trill
    rolled; rolling.
    • she used rolling r's as in Spanish
  • verb pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'
    trill.
    • Some speakers trill their r's

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fissirostral

(Zoöl.) Having the bill cleft beyond the horny part, as in the case of swallows and goatsuckers.

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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oxpecker

(Zoöl.) An African bird of the genus Buphaga; the beefeater.

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preen

  • verb clean with one's bill
    plume.
    • The birds preened
  • verb pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
    congratulate.

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granivorous

Eating grain; feeding or subsisting on seeds; as, granivorous birds. seed-eating. not same as graminivorous? = feeding on grass or the seeds of grass. latter is for beasts. Gay.

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confabulate

  • verb unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
  • verb talk socially without exchanging too much information
    shoot the breeze; chit-chat; chew the fat; confab; chitchat; jaw; claver; visit; chaffer; chat; natter; gossip; chatter.
    • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

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feetless

Destitute of feet; as, feetless birds.

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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nidicolous

  • adjective (of birds) remaining in the nest for a time after hatching

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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gooselike

  • adjective satellite having or revealing stupidity
    goosey; dopy; goosy; anserine; dopey; jerky; foolish.
    • ridiculous anserine behavior
    • a dopey answer
    • a dopey kid
    • some fool idea about rewriting authors' books

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roost

  • noun a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
  • noun a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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grallatorial

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Grallatores, or waders.

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perch

  • noun support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
  • noun a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    pole; rod.

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gallinaceous

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a gallinacean

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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webfoot

  • noun a foot having the toes connected by folds of skin

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chirrup

  • noun a series of chirps
    twitter.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; chirp; peep.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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amusive

  • adjective satellite providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
    diverting; amusing.
    • an amusing speaker
    • a diverting story

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forage

  • noun bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    eatage; pasturage; grass; pasture.
  • noun the act of searching for food and provisions
    foraging.

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passerine

  • noun perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
    passeriform bird.
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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raptorial

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of birds of prey
    • raptorial claws and bill for seizing prey
  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    rapacious; vulturous; vulturine; ravening; predatory.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal

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hibernate

  • verb sleep during winter
    hole up.
    • Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves
  • verb be in an inactive or dormant state

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mynah

  • noun tropical Asian starlings
    mina; minah; mynah bird; myna bird; myna.

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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plumaged

  • adjective satellite having or covered in plumage; often used as a combining form
    • fully plumaged young bird
    • brilliantly plumaged parrots

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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piscivorous

  • adjective satellite feeding on fishes

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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accipitrine

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the genus Accipiter (or to typical hawks)

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flitter

  • verb move back and forth very rapidly
    flicker; quiver; flutter; waver.
    • the candle flickered

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goony

  • noun a variety of albatross with black feet
    Diomedea nigripes; goonie; gooney; gooney bird; black-footed albatross.

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chitter

  • verb make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    twitter.

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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frugivorous

Feeding on fruit, as birds and other animals. Pennant.

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warble

  • noun a lumpy abscess under the hide of domestic mammals caused by larvae of a botfly or warble fly
  • verb sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    quaver; trill.

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altricial

  • adjective (of hatchlings) naked and blind and dependent on parents for food

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encage

To confine in a cage; to coop up. Shak.

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precocial

  • adjective (of hatchlings) covered with down and having eyes open; capable of leaving the nest within a few days

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flit

  • noun a sudden quick movement
    dart.
  • noun a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    • they did a moonlight flit

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rasorial

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Rasores, or gallinaceous birds, as the peacock, domestic fowl, patridge, and the like.

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caroling

  • noun singing joyful religious songs (especially at Christmas)
  • verb sing carols
    carol.
    • They went caroling on Christmas Day

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nonaquatic

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whir

  • noun sound of something in rapid motion
    birr; whirring; whirr.
    • whir of a bird's wings
    • the whir of the propellers
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whizz; whiz; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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megapode

  • noun large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
    mound bird; scrub fowl; mound-bird; mound builder.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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squabble

  • noun a quarrel about petty points
    fuss; bicker; pettifoggery; bickering; tiff; spat.
  • verb argue over petty things
    niggle; pettifog; bicker; brabble; quibble.
    • Let's not quibble over pennies

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nonpredatory

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cheep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    peep.
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    chirp; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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caponize

  • verb convert a cock into a capon
    caponise.

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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unringed

Not having a ring, as in the nose. "Pigs unringed." Hudibras.

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molt

  • noun periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
    moult; ecdysis; moulting; molting.
  • verb cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
    moult; exuviate; shed; slough.
    • our dog sheds every Spring

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natatorial

Inclined or adapted to swim; swimming; as, natatorial birds.

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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nonflying

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chatter

  • noun noisy talk
    yack; cackle; yak; yakety-yak.
  • noun the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
    chattering.

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myna

  • noun tropical Asian starlings
    mina; minah; mynah bird; myna bird; mynah.

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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alight

  • verb to come to rest, settle
    perch; light.
    • Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb come down
    climb down.
    • the birds alighted

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nonmigratory

  • adjective used of animals that do not migrate
    resident.

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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songless

Destitute of the power of song; without song; as, songless birds; songless woods.

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squawk

  • noun the noise of squawking
    • she awoke to the squawk of chickens
    • the squawk of car horns
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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duet

  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; pair; brace; dyad; duad.
  • noun two performers or singers who perform together
    duette; duo.

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flock

  • noun a church congregation guided by a pastor
  • noun a group of birds

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parrotlike

  • adjective satellite mechanically imitated or repeated without thought or understanding
    • a mere parrotlike word-calling process
    • a voice quality sounding parrotlike

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caw

  • noun the sound made by corvine birds
  • verb utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

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insectivorous

  • adjective (of animals and plants) feeding on insects

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regurgitate

  • verb pour or rush back
    • The blood regurgitates into the heart ventricle
  • verb feed through the beak by regurgitating previously swallowed food
    • many birds feed their young by regurgitating what they have swallowed and carried to the nest

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unbanded

  • adjective not identified with a band
    • an unbanded bird

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