from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ornithology, a remarkable genus of old-world passerine birds of uncertain position, type of the subfamily Ireninæ; the so-called fairy bluebirds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Irenidae — the fairy-bluebirds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Irenidae: fairy bluebirds


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