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noun [C]     /ˈhʌm.ɪŋ.bɜːd/ US  /-bɝːd/
a very small brightly coloured bird with a long, thin beak, whose wings move very fast and make a humming noiseOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
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