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  • n. A bird of paradise (Semioptera wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A curious paradise bird (Semioptera Wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Wallace's bird of paradise. See cut under Semioptera.

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