Definition of Amadavat. Meaning of Amadavat. Synonyms of Amadavat

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Definition of Amadavat

Amadavat
Amadavat Am`a*da*vat", n. [Indian name. From Ahmedabad, a city from which it was imported to Europe.] (Zo["o]l.) The strawberry finch, a small Indian song bird (Estrelda amandava), commonly caged and kept for fighting. The female is olive brown; the male, in summer, mostly crimson; -- called also red waxbill. [Written also amaduvad and avadavat.]

Meaning of Amadavat from wikipedia

- short, red bills. In earlier literature, amadavat and amidavad have been used. The name amandava, along with amadavat and amidavad are all corruptions of Ahmedabad...
- October 1917 HMT Thomas Stratten  Royal Navy 309 Sunk 12 December 1917 Amadavat  United Kingdom 171 Sunk 31 December 1917 De Hoop  Netherlands 82 Captured...
- List of shipwrecks: 12 December 1917 Ship Country Description Amadavat  United Kingdom World War I: The trawler struck a mine and sank in the North Sea...
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