bower bird

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Etymology[edit]

bower +‎ bird

Noun[edit]

bower bird (plural bower birds)

  1. Any bird of the Australasian family Ptilonorhynchidae noted for building display structures (bowers) and decorating them with bright objects such as shells, glass, flowers, etc.
  2. (figuratively) A person who collects objects for display.

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