birdlet

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Etymology[edit]

From bird +‎ -let.

Noun[edit]

birdlet (plural birdlets)

  1. A small bird.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      And if the Ichneumon, which is his mortall enemie approach to fight with him, the little birdlet, lest he might surprise him whilst he sleepeth, with his singing, and pecking him with his bill, awakens him, and gives him warning of the danger he is in.

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