Definitions

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  • n. An Australian honeysucker, Myzomela sanguineolata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Australian honeysucker (Myzomela sanguineolata); -- so called from the bright red color of the male bird.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Australian honey-eater, Myzomela sanguineolcnta: so called from the red color of its plumage.

Etymologies

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blood +‎ bird, from the bright red colour of the male.

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