- any of various Australasian honeyeaters, especially of the genus Philemon.
Origin of friarbird
Also called leath·er·head [leth -er-hed] /ˈlɛð ərˌhɛd/.
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- any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Philemon, having a naked head
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