HyperDic: weaverbird

English > 1 sense of the word weaverbird:
NOUNanimalweaverbird, weaver, weaver finchfinch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
English > weaverbird: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningfinch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests.
Synonymsweaver, weaver finch
Member ofPloceidae, family Ploceidaeweaverbirds
NarrowerJava sparrow, Java finch, ricebird, Padda oryzivorasmall finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields
avadavat, amadavatRed Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds
baya, Ploceus philippinusCommon Indian weaverbird
grassfinch, grass finchusually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds
whydah, whidah, widow birdMostly black African weaverbird
Broaderoscine, oscine birdpasserine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Spanishtejedor, weaverbird
Catalanteixidor, weaverbird

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