Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of Munia, M. punctularia, inhabiting India.

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  • The black spots on the breast and abdomen cause these to look like the surface of a nutmeg grater; for that reason this munia is sometimes spoken of as the nutmeg-bird.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

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