Definitions

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  • n. greenish-yellow Australian oriole feeding chiefly on figs and other fruits

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Examples

  • Out of forty perchers eleven are missing — yellow oriole, yellow fig-bird (SPHECOTHERES), black-backed magpie, black-headed diamond-bird, helmeted friar-bird, silver-eye, and the blue, pied, shining, white-eared and spectacled flycatchers.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • The little fig-bird of the Roman Campagna pays a yearly visit in September to the fig orchards on our Sussex coast.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

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