from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mucilagenous secretion of certain birds, a characteristic ingredient of edible nests.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mucilagenous secretion of certain birds found as the characteristic ingredient of edible bird's-nests.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mucilaginous material which forms the essential basis of edible birds'-nests.
Latin cubile bed, nest. (Wiktionary)