Definition of Buntings

1. Noun. (plural of bunting) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buntings

1. bunting [n] - See also: bunting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buntings

bunrakus
buns
bunsen
bunsen burner
bunsenite
bunsens
bunt
buntal
buntals
bunted
bunter
bunters
buntier
buntiest
bunting
buntings (current term)
buntline
buntlines
bunton
buntons
bunts
bunty
bunya
bunya bunya
bunya bunya tree
bunya pine
bunyak
bunyamwera group viruses
bunyas
bunyaviridae infections

Literary usage of Buntings

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1. Birds' Nests: An Introduction to the Science of Caliology by Charles Dixon (1902)
"... in banks, or under tussocks of vegetation — Robins and buntings — Twite and Ring Ousel—Mound Birds—The Philosophy of Concealed Nests. ..."

2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1849)
"and snow, buntings not only betake themselves to the roads for subsistence ... On opening buntings killed in winter, I have generally found them filled with ..."

3. Siberia in Europe: A Visit to the Valley of the Petchora, in North-east by Henry Seebohm (1880)
"... Mezen—Polish exile — Snow-buntings — How caught—Jackdaws—-We leave Mezen—The weather—Scenery—-The Mezen river—The ..."

4. The Naturalist in Norway: Or, Notes on the Wild Animals, Birds, Fishes, and by John Bowden (1869)
"The buntings.—The Finches.—The Crossbills.—The Pigeons. Two or three species of bunting are common in this country, but are seldom seen in England. ..."

5. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1837)
"... mandible and palate are broadly and deeply concave, whereas in the buntings they are narrow, flat, and at their junction have a prominent hard knob. ..."

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