manakin

[man-uh-kin]
noun
  1. any of several small, songless passerine birds of the family Pipridae, of the warmer parts of the Americas, usually having brilliantly colored plumage.

Origin of manakin

variant of manikin
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manakin

noun
  1. any small South American passerine bird of the family Pipridae, having a colourful plumage, short bill, and elaborate courtship behaviour
  2. a variant of manikin
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