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swordbill

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sword +‎ bill

NounEdit

swordbill (plural swordbills)

  1. A hummingbird, Docimastes ensiferus, with a very long, slender bill, exceeding the length of the body of the bird.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.