honey eater

or hon·ey·eat·er


any of numerous oscine birds of the family Meliphagidae, chiefly of Australasia, having a bill and tongue adapted for extracting the nectar from flowers.

Nearby words

  1. honey bear,
  2. honey bucket,
  3. honey bun,
  4. honey buzzard,
  5. honey creeper,
  6. honey fungus,
  7. honey gilding,
  8. honey guide,
  9. honey locust,
  10. honey mesquite

Origin of honey eater

First recorded in 1725–35

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