friarbird

[ frahy-er-burd ]
/ ˈfraɪ ərˌbɜrd /

noun

any of various Australasian honeyeaters, especially of the genus Philemon.

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Also called leath·er·head [leth-er-hed] /ˈlɛð ərˌhɛd/.

Origin of friarbird

1840–50; friar + bird; so called from its tonsured head
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British Dictionary definitions for leatherhead (1 of 3)

leatherhead
/ (ˈlɛðəˌhɛd) /

noun

another name for friarbird

British Dictionary definitions for leatherhead (2 of 3)

Leatherhead
/ (ˈlɛðəˌhɛd) /

noun

a town in S England, in Surrey. Pop: 42 885 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for leatherhead (3 of 3)

friarbird
/ (ˈfraɪəˌbɜːd) /

noun

any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Philemon, having a naked head
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