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flowerpecker

[flou-er-pek-er]
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noun
  1. any of numerous small, arboreal, usually brightly colored oscine birds of the family Dicaeidae, of southeastern Asia and Australia.

Origin of flowerpecker

First recorded in 1880–85; flower + pecker
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British Dictionary definitions for flower-pecker

flower-pecker

noun
  1. any small songbird of the family Dicaeidae, of SE Asia and Australasia, typically feeding on nectar, berries, and insects
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