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Definition of honeybird

honeybird
Honey Hon"ey, n. [OE. honi, huni, AS. hunig; akin to OS. honeg, D. & G. honig, OHG. honag, honang, Icel. hunang, Sw. h[*a]ning, Dan. honning, cf. Gr. ? dust, Skr. kaa grain.] 1. A sweet viscid fluid, esp. that collected by bees from flowers of plants, and deposited in the cells of the honeycomb. 2. That which is sweet or pleasant, like honey. The honey of his language. --Shak. 3. Sweet one; -- a term of endearment. --Chaucer. Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus. --Shak. Note: Honey is often used adjectively or as the first part of compound; as, honeydew or honey dew; honey guide or honeyguide; honey locust or honey-locust. Honey ant (Zo["o]l.), a small ant (Myrmecocystus melliger), found in the Southwestern United States, and in Mexico, living in subterranean formicares. There are larger and smaller ordinary workers, and others, which serve as receptacles or cells for the storage of honey, their abdomens becoming distended to the size of a currant. These, in times of scarcity, regurgitate the honey and feed the rest. Honey badger (Zo["o]l.), the ratel. Honey bear. (Zo["o]l.) See Kinkajou. Honey buzzard (Zo["o]l.), a bird related to the kites, of the genus Pernis. The European species is P. apivorus; the Indian or crested honey buzzard is P. ptilorhyncha. They feed upon honey and the larv[ae] of bees. Called also bee hawk, bee kite. Honey creeper (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small, bright, colored, passerine birds of the family C[oe]rebid[ae], abundant in Central and South America. Honey easter (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small passerine birds of the family Meliphagid[ae], abundant in Australia and Oceania; -- called also honeysucker. Honey flower (Bot.), an evergreen shrub of the genus Melianthus, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey. Honey guide (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of small birds of the family Indicatorid[ae], inhabiting Africa and the East Indies. They have the habit of leading persons to the nests to wild bees. Called also honeybird, and indicator. Honey harvest, the gathering of honey from hives, or the honey which is gathered. --Dryden. Honey kite. (Zo["o]l.) See Honey buzzard (above). Honey locust (Bot.), a North American tree (Gleditschia triacanthos), armed with thorns, and having long pods with a sweet pulp between the seeds. Honey month. Same as Honeymoon. Honey weasel (Zo["o]l.), the ratel.
Honeybird
Honeybird Hon"ey*bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The honey guide.

Meaning of honeybird from wikipedia

- Honeybirds are birds in the genus Prodotiscus of the honeyguide family. They are confined to sub-Saharan Africa. References - Honeybird - A guide by J...
- zenkeri Genus: Prodotiscus C****in's honeybird, P. insignis Green-backed honeybird, P. zambesiae Brown-backed honeybird, P. regulus Short, L.L. and J. F....
- The brown-backed honeybird (Prodotiscus regulus), also known as Wahlberg's honeybird, Wahlberg's honeyguide and sharp-billed honeyguide, is a species...
- C****in's honeybird (Prodotiscus insignis), also known as C****in's honeyguide, is a species of bird in the family Indicatoridae. Its range extends across...
- The green-backed honeybird (Prodotiscus zambesiae), also known as the eastern green-backed honeyguide, green-backed honeyguide and slender-billed honeyguide...
- Sandile. List of Zulu kings Buverud, Anna Kolberg (2007). "The king and the honeybirds: Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon, Zulu nationalism and the implementation...
- 2020. Synonyms Carex morrowii 'Evergold'; Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold'; Carex oshimensis 'Everbrite'; Carex oshimensis 'Honeybird'; Carex 'Evergold'...
- moluccensis), kingfisher (Todiramphus lazuli and Todiramphus sanctus), big Seram honeybird (Philemon subcorniculatus), and Ceram bat (Pteropus ocularis).[circular...
- Scaly-throated honeyguide Greater honeyguide Lesser honeyguide Brown-backed honeybird Knysna wood**** Cardinal wood**** Olive wood**** Crowned hornbill...
- white-eye has been recorded as a host of the brood parasite green-backed honeybird. The northern yellow white-eye has a diet that mainly consists of insects;...