/ (ˌæmədəˈvæt) /
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another name for avadavat



Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences from the Web for amadavat

  • The nest of this little bird is more loosely put together and more globular than that of the amadavat.

  • It takes an amadavat a long time to learn that it is safe in its cage.

    Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
  • In a few minutes a passing amadavat is attracted to the cage by the song of the bird inside.

    Birds of the Plains|Douglas Dewar
  • The nutmeg bird or spotted munia (Uroloncha punctulata) is second only to the amadavat as an aviary favourite.

    Birds of the Plains|Douglas Dewar
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