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bird's–eye

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noun \ˈbərdz-ˌī\

Definition of bird's–eye

  1. 1 :  any of numerous plants with small bright-colored flowers; especially :  a speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys)

  2. 2a :  an allover pattern for textiles consisting of a small diamond with a center dotb :  a fabric woven with this pattern

  3. 3 :  a small spot in wood surrounded with an ellipse of concentric fibers

1597

First Known Use of bird's–eye

1597


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bird's–eye

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Definition of bird's–eye

  1. 1 :  marked with spots resembling birds' eyes

  2. 2 :  having or involving a bird's-eye view bird's–eye perspective

1665

First Known Use of bird's–eye

1665


BIRD'S–EYE Defined for English Language Learners

bird's-eye

adjective

Definition of bird's–eye for English Language Learners

  • : seen from high above


BIRD'S–EYE Defined for Kids

bird's–eye

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adjective \ˈbərdz-ˌī\

Definition of bird's–eye for Students

  1. :  seen from above as if by a flying bird a bird's-eye view of the city


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