Definition of Hangnest

1. n. A nest that hangs like a bag or pocket.



Definition of Hangnest

1. Noun. A nest that hangs like a bag or pocket. ¹

2. Noun. A bird which builds such a nest; a hangbird. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hangnest

1. a hangbird [n -S] - See also: hangbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hangnest

hanging tree
hanging up
hanging wall
hangings
hangis
hangman
hangman's fracture
hangman's halter
hangman's noose
hangman's nooses
hangman's rope
hangmanship
hangmen
hangnail
hangnails
hangnest (current term)
hangnests
hangout
hangouts
hangover
hangoverish
hangovers
hangry
hangs
hangs about
hangs around
hangs by a thread
hangs out
hangs out to dry
hangs up

Literary usage of Hangnest

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1. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Orchard hangnest. Hab. North America. ad. Purchased, July 25, 1873. f. ... Brazilian hangnest. Hab. Brazil. n. Male. Presented by Frederick Bernai, Esq., ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The best- known species is the Baltimore hangnest (Icterus galbula), frequently termed the Baltimore oriole of the United States. These birds build in large ..."

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