Origin of minivet
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How to use minivet in a sentence
The solitary denizen of the plains—the little minivet (Pericrocotus peregrinus)—is the least resplendent of them all.A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar
That's a Minivet; she covers her nest with lichens so that on a lichen-covered limb it looks like a knot.The Three Sapphires|W. A. Fraser
Very much like the Scarlet Minivet in appearance, save that the red of the cock is crimson rather than scarlet.Indian Birds|Douglas Dewar
This longitudinal red or yellow wing-band characterises most species of minivet.
A literal translation of the Latin name—the flame-coloured minivet—would be more appropriate.