- any of several small, usually brightly colored birds, related to the tanagers and wood warblers, of tropical and semitropical America.
- Hawaiian honeycreeper.
Origin of honeycreeper
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- any small tropical American songbird of the genus Dacnis and related genera, closely related to the tanagers and buntings, having a slender downward-curving bill and feeding on nectar
- any bird of the family Drepanididae of Hawaii
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