bee hummingbird

noun

Definition of bee hummingbird

  1. :  a very small hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) native to Cuba that is about 2.4 inches (6.1 centimeters) long from bill tip to tail tip Our greatest thrill, however, took place in a Cuban crocodile swamp, where we hoped to find the bee hummingbird, the smallest bird in the world. — Esther Quesada Tyrrell, International Wildlife, May/June 1991

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1953

First Known Use of bee hummingbird

1953


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