wattlebird

noun
wat·​tle·​bird | \ ˈwä-tᵊl-ˌbərd How to pronounce wattlebird (audio) \

Definition of wattlebird

: any of several Australasian honeyeaters (genus Anthochaera) having ear wattles

First Known Use of wattlebird

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Wattlebird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wattlebird. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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