Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Trochilid√¶ of large size and rather plain coloration, wedge-tailed, and with falcate bill bent into nearly a third of a circle; the sickle-billed or bow-billed hummingbirds. There are three species, of Central America, Colombia, and Ecuador.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.