riflebird

noun
ri·​fle·​bird | \ ˈrī-fəl-ˌbərd How to pronounce riflebird (audio) \

Definition of riflebird

: any of several birds of paradise (genus Ptiloris)

First Known Use of riflebird

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of riflebird was in 1831

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“Riflebird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riflebird. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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