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English definition of “bird”

bird

noun [C] (CREATURE)    /bɜːd/ US  /bɝːd/
A1 a creature with feathers and wings , usually able to fly : caged / wild birds wading birds Most birds lay eggs in the spring . Penguins and ostriches are flightless birds (= they cannot fly ). We watched a flock of birds fly over the field . → See also dicky bird, hummingbird, songbirdBirds - general words
(Definition of bird noun (CREATURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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