meaning of bird

1. Alt. of Birdcage
One who takes pleasure in rearing or collecting rare or curious birds.
One who has for sale the various kinds of birds which are kept in cages.
Orig. , a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2).
A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided with wings. See Aves.
Specifically, among sportsmen, a game bird.
Fig. : A girl; a maiden.
To catch or shoot birds.
Hence: To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
A shrub (Prunus Padus ) found in Northern and Central Europe. It bears small black cherries.
The name of several very beautiful birds of the genus Paradisea and allied genera, inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands. The males have brilliant colors, elegant plumes, and often remarkable tail feathers.
A species of capsicum (Capsicum baccatum), whose small, conical, coral-red fruit is among the most piquant of all red peppers.
warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

Related Words

bird | bird cherry | bird cherry tree | bird dog | bird family | bird fancier | bird food | bird genus | bird louse | bird of jove | bird of juno | bird of minerva | bird of night | bird of paradise | bird of passage | bird of prey | bird parker | bird pepper | bird sanctuary | bird shot | bird vetch | bird watcher | birds | birds-beak | birds-eye | birds-foot | birds-mouth | birds-nest | birds-nesting | birds-tongue |

Developed & Maintained By

Treasure Words