Definition of Genus Estrilda
1. Noun. Avadavats.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae
Member holonyms: Amadavat, Avadavat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Estrilda
Literary usage of Genus Estrilda
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1. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"A small finch, genus Estrilda, so called from its beak being ted like wax. It is often kept in cages. WAX'EN, a. [add.] Resembling wax ; soft as wax. ..."