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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to the genus Meliphaga.
  • n. Any bird of the genus Meliphaga and allied genera; a honey eater; -- called also meliphagidan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bird of the genus Meliphaga; a honey-eater. Also, erroneously, melliphagan.


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