kingfisher

See also: Kingfisher

EnglishEdit

 
kingfisher (1.1)

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king +‎ fisher

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃə/
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NounEdit

kingfisher (plural kingfishers)

  1. Any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines (or the family Alcedinidae sensu lato), having a large head, short tail and brilliant colouration; they feed mostly on fish.
    1. common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

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