from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several brightly colored perching birds of the family Pittidae that live in forests of Asia, Australia, and Africa and have a strong bill, short tail, and long legs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of pita.
- n. any passerine belonging to the taxonomical family Pittidae
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of a large group of bright-colored clamatorial birds belonging to Pitta, and allied genera of the family Pittidæ. Most of the species are varied with three or more colors, such as blue, green, crimson, yellow, purple, and black. They are called also ground thrushes, and Old World ant thrushes; but they are not related to the true thrushes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Pittidæ, including most of the Old World ant-thrushes, as P. coronata. Also called Citta. See Brachyurus, and cut under Pittidæ.
- n. Any member of this genus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any bird of the genus Pitta; brilliantly colored chiefly terrestrial birds with short wings and tail and stout bills
Telugu piṭṭa, bird.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See pita (Wiktionary)
From Telugu (Wiktionary)