weaverbird

noun

weav·​er·​bird ˈwē-vər-ˌbərd How to pronounce weaverbird (audio)

Examples of weaverbird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Darting clusters of weaverbirds filled the camel thorn branches above us. Stanley Stewart, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Dec. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weaverbird was in 1826

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“Weaverbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weaverbird. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

weaver bird

noun
: any of numerous Old World birds that resemble finches and usually build a complicated nest by weaving together plant materials

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