friarbird

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From friar +‎ bird.

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friarbird (plural friarbirds)

  1. Any of several species of large Australian honeyeaters in the genus Philemon.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 186:
      The friar birds drove their beaks into the sweet white flesh of Bacchus Marsh apples.

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