bird of paradise
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noun, plural birds-of-paradise.
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No beautifulest Poet is a Bird-of-Paradise, living on perfumes; sleeping in the æther with outspread wings.Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle
He wore a red Turkish fez, with an immense rosette of brilliants, and a long, floating plume of bird-of-paradise feathers.The Lands of the Saracen|Bayard Taylor
They were profoundly flattered by the visit of this Bird-of-paradise.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett
Even beauty paled before the lovely female voice singing in the middle of the note—the nightingale killed the bird-of-paradise.Trilby|George Du Maurier
I suspect that the sweetheart of one of our Filipino cabin-boys is now wearing a hat fairly smothered in bird-of-paradise plumes.Where the Strange Trails Go Down|E. Alexander Powell