from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See white-eye.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A very small passerine bird, Zosterops lateralis, native to the Pacific.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of the genus Zosterops, of which there are many species, whose leading common color-mark is a white eye-ring; a white-eye. See cut under Zosterops.
A recent study has found the little city-dwelling silvereye is singing more simply, slowly and at a higher pitch than its country cousins so its tweets can be heard above the urban drone.
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