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honeyeater

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noun hon·ey·eat·er \-ˌē-tər\

Definition of honeyeater

  1. :  any of a family (Meliphagidae) of oscine birds chiefly of the South Pacific that have a long extensible tongue adapted for extracting nectar and small insects from flowers



1822

First Known Use of honeyeater

1822


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