Definition of Honeyeaters

1. Noun. (plural of honeyeater) ¹



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Definition of Honeyeaters

1. honeyeater [n] - See also: honeyeater

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeyeaters

honeycomb ringworm
honeycomb stomach
honeycomb tripe
honeycombed
honeycombing
honeycomblike
honeycombs
honeycreeper
honeycreepers
honeydew
honeydew list
honeydew melon
honeydew melons
honeydews
honeyeater
honeyeaters (current term)
honeyed
honeyed words
honeyedly
honeyflower
honeyful
honeyguide
honeyguides
honeying
honeyish
honeyless
honeylike
honeylocust
honeylocusts
honeymaking

Literary usage of Honeyeaters

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... Pigeons, honeyeaters, and Cuckoos, are richest in species. Ina considerable degree this is also the case with the orders ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"The plumage of the female is in every respect similar to that of the male ; but, as in the honeyeaters of Australia generally, particularly amongst the ..."

3. Cruise of the "Alert": Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene by Richard William Coppinger (1883)
"... and several honeyeaters, flycatchers, and shrikes ; so that as a place for bird collecting it was exceedingly rich, both in numbers and species. ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1896)
"About 70 miles north of Mount Bates I noticed several of these little honeyeaters on the Grevillea trees, which were in full blossom, and on 2nd October Mr. ..."

5. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1846)
"... precisely in the way in which the honeyeaters among birds do theirs into the flower- cups for honey; every morning the sop was completely honeycombed, ..."

6. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... red and blue head skin, and sharp four-inch (12-cm) toe-claws that can disembowel prey. Among others are lovely golden bowerbirds, bridled honeyeaters, ..."

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