from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of numerous species of small passerine birds of the family Meliphagidæ having tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar, abundant in Australia and Oceania; -- called also honeysucker.
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- n. Australasian bird with tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar
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