from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) of South America, having a slender bill that is longer than the head and body combined.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A hummingbird, Docimastes ensiferus, with a very long, slender bill, exceeding the length of the body of the bird.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A humming bird (Docimastes ensiferus) having a very long, slender bill, exceeding the length of the body of the bird.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A humming-bird of the genus Docimastes, as D. ensiferus, having the bill about as long as the rest of the bird. See cut under Docimastes.
sword + bill (Wiktionary)