Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The mucilaginous material which forms the essential basis of edible birds'-nests.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A mucilagenous secretion of certain birds found as the characteristic ingredient of edible bird's-nests.

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  • noun A mucilagenous secretion of certain birds, a characteristic ingredient of edible nests.

Etymologies

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Latin cubile bed, nest.

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  • One wonders what it tastes like...

    November 6, 2012