Definition of friarbird

  1. 1 :  an Australian honeyeater (Philemon corniculatus) having the head black and destitute of feathers —called also four-o'clock

  2. 2 :  any of various birds of Australia, New Guinea, and the southwest Pacific islands that are related to the friarbird

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Origin and Etymology of friarbird

so called from its bare head and neck

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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