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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