mousebird

[ mous-burd ]
/ ˈmaʊsˌbɜrd /

noun


Nearby words

  1. mouse-dun,
  2. mouse-ear,
  3. mouse-ear chickweed,
  4. mouse-hole,
  5. mouse-tooth forceps,
  6. mousefish,
  7. mousehole,
  8. mousemat,
  9. mouseover,
  10. mousepox

Origin of mousebird

First recorded in 1815–25; mouse + bird

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British Dictionary definitions for mousebird

mousebird

/ (ˈmaʊsˌbɜːd) /

noun

another name for coly
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