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hummingbird

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hummingbird

noun hum·ming·bird \ˈhə-miŋ-ˌbərd\

: a very small, brightly colored American bird that has wings which beat very fast

Full Definition of HUMMINGBIRD

:  any of a family (Trochilidae) of tiny brightly colored nonpasserine American birds related to the swifts that have a very slender bill and an extensible tongue for sipping nectar and that usually hover rather than perch when feeding

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First Known Use of HUMMINGBIRD

1637

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