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regent bowerbird

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noun
  1. a bowerbird, Sericulus chrysocephalus, the males of which have deep black plumage with brilliant golden head, neck, and wing patches and build elaborate bowers.
Also called regent bird.
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British Dictionary definitions for regent bowerbird

regent bowerbird

regent bird

noun
  1. an Australian bowerbird, Sericulus chrysocephalus, the male of which has a showy yellow and velvety-black plumage

Word Origin

after the Prince Regent
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