man-o'-war bird

[ man-uh-wawr ]
/ ˈmæn əˈwɔr /

noun

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Origin of man-o'-war bird

First recorded in 1650–60
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British Dictionary definitions for man-of-war bird

man-of-war bird

man-o'-war bird


noun

another name for frigate bird
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