Which Came First: Turkey The Bird, Or Turkey The Nation?The republic of Turkey (look north of Egypt, east of Greece) isn't exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America ... so, why do they share the same name?
A Flamboyance Of Flamingos And Other Brilliant Bird Group NamesRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
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- diamond head,
- diamond in the rough,
- diamond jubilee
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any small insectivorous Australian songbird of the genus Pardalotus, having a diamond-patterned plumageAlso called: pardalote
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