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Brahminy kite

[ brah-muh-nee ]
/ ˈbrɑ mə ni /
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noun
a common kite, Haliastur indus, of southern Asia and the southwest Pacific Islands, having reddish-brown plumage with a white head and breast.
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Origin of Brahminy kite

First recorded in 1880–85; Brahminy, derivative of Brahmin, by analogy to such words as Bengali

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