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English definition of “honeyeater”

honeyeater

noun [C]     /ˈhʌn.iˌiː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
an Australian bird whose beak and tongue are specially shaped for taking honey from flowersOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
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