Definition of 'bird'
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The white part is quite conspicuous when the bird is flying away from you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The female and the young birds follow as soon as they can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Birds of prey sail in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were nine more incidents involving between one and four birds over the next three months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Legend has it that if the birds were to fly away, the city would cease to exist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A new strain of bird flu is infecting poultry and ducks but has not yet spread to humans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are enchanting little birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bird feathers attached to various artifacts are of interest, as they can give anthropologists further insight into customs and trade. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It bird that will be is probably the last rare bird that will be discovered in Britain this year, and it was still there yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The third was a shy little bird in my rib cage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Likely head gardeners were rare birds in those days but these things often turn out well. TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: Ravishing Rhododendrons and their Travels Around the World (2004)It is easy to be alarmist about bird flu. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These wandering individuals are mostly young birds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Members of the public discovered one bird dead in a village pond. The Sun (2016)We swooped like some bird of prey over the advancing army. Anti-Ice (1993)The incident is not the first time a bird has been used with criminal intent. The Sun (2015)Look out for things like white feathers and birds that appear to follow you around the garden. The Sun (2013)Eight others were also taken to hospital yesterday with suspected bird flu. The Sun (2006)These vegetarian birds like juicy young leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would pass from one bird to another. Somewhere East of Life (1994)They knock prey birds out of the sky. Christianity Today (2000)From time to time this bird may drop back and let another take over. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He wears army fatigues and a hat with bird feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The bird is flying skywards with all its might and there are only two things that can happen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These birds would fly out each dawn and return at dusk carrying news of all that they had seen or heard. The Gods of Asgard (1989)It's a matter of taking the bird in the hand now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Undercover bird There are creatures that are always with us and which are more or less invisible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Twitter's little blue bird has had its wings scorched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Watch out for otters, rare birds and butterflies. The Sun (2013)In his hand was the bird, still alive and well. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006) Lay the birds skin-side down on the griddle pan and use a pan lid or something heavy to press them flatter against the grill. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'bird'
British English: bird /bɜːd/ NOUN
A bird is a creature with feathers and wings.
- American English: bird
- Arabic: طَائِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: pássaro
- Chinese: 鸟
- Croatian: ptica
- Czech: pták
- Danish: fugl
- Dutch: vogel
- European Spanish: ave
- Finnish: lintu
- French: oiseau
- German: Vogel
- Greek: πουλί
- Italian: uccello
- Japanese: 鳥
- Korean: 새 참새
- Norwegian: fugl
- Polish: ptak
- European Portuguese: pássaro
- Romanian: pasăre
- Russian: птица
- Spanish: ave
- Swedish: fågel
- Thai: นก
- Turkish: kuş
- Ukrainian: птах
- Vietnamese: chim
Definition of bird from the Collins English Dictionary
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