[ am-uh-duh-vat ]
/ ˌæm ə dəˈvæt /

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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
  • The nutmeg bird or spotted munia (Uroloncha punctulata) is second only to the amadavat as an aviary favourite.

    Birds of the Plains|Douglas Dewar

British Dictionary definitions for amadavat

/ (ˌæmədəˈvæt) /


another name for avadavat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012