birdhouse

noun

bird·​house ˈbərd-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce birdhouse (audio)
: an artificial nesting site for birds
also : aviary

Examples of birdhouse in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1687, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of birdhouse was in 1687

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“Birdhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birdhouse. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

birdhouse

noun
bird·​house ˈbərd-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce birdhouse (audio)
: an artificial nesting place for birds
also : aviary
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