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birdnoun [C]

uk   /bɜːd/ us   /bɝːd/
  • bird noun [C] (CREATURE)

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.

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  • bird noun [C] (PERSON)

informal a particular type of person: He's a tough old bird.
UK slang a young woman: Is that Lee's new bird?
(Definition of bird from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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birdnoun [C]

us   /bɜrd/
a creature with feathers and wings, usually able to fly: a flock of birds
Bird is often used in combination to describe a particular type of bird: a bluebird/hummingbird/mockingbird
(Definition of bird from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bird”
in Korean 새…
in Arabic طائر…
in Malaysian burung…
in French oiseau…
in Russian птица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物, 鳥, 禽…
in Italian uccello…
in Turkish kuş…
in Polish ptak…
in Spanish pájaro, ave…
in Vietnamese con chim…
in Portuguese pássaro, ave…
in Thai นก…
in German der Vogel…
in Catalan ocell…
in Japanese 鳥, 鳥類…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物, 鸟, 禽…
in Indonesian burung…
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