- a common weaverbird, Ploceus philippinus, of India.
Origin of baya
From the Hindi word ba(i)yā
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Examples from the Web for baya
The more money ISIS has, the more Baya [an Islamic oath of loyalty] they will get.With Friends Like These, ISIS Is Doomed
July 24, 2014
The natives of India say the Baya lights up its nest with fire-flies.Eccentricities of the Animal Creation.
The nest of the baya is one of the most wonderful things in nature.Birds of the Plains
The baya is easily tamed, and will fetch and carry at command.
Now have I heard all the words which Baya the prefect has spoken to me.Patriarchal Palestine
Archibald Henry Sayce
Nearly every baya's nest contains some lumps of clay attached to it.A Bird Calendar for Northern India