Definition of doctorbird

  1. 1 :  green tody

  2. 2 :  a curve-billed hummingbird (Sericotes holosericeus) of the West Indies; broadly :  any of various West Indian hummingbirds

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Origin and Etymology of doctorbird

probably so called from the resemblance of the bill to a surgical needle

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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