Definition of Lyrebirds

1. Noun. (plural of lyrebird) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lyrebirds

1. lyrebird [n] - See also: lyrebird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyrebirds

lyotropy
lypemania
lypressin
lyra
lyra uterina
lyraid
lyrate
lyrate leaf
lyrated
lyrately
lyre
lyre-flower
lyre bird
lyre snake
lyrebird
lyrebirds (current term)
lyreflower
lyrelike
lyres
lyric
lyric opera
lyric poem
lyrical
lyricality
lyrically
lyricalness
lyricalnesses
lyricise
lyricised
lyricises

Literary usage of Lyrebirds

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"This morning, walking several miles toward the other side of the range, we reached the head of a gully, where the lyrebirds seemed to be holding a jubilee. ..."

2. Domesticated Animals: Their Relation to Man and to His Advancement in by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1895)
"Those jewels among the feathered tribes, the humming-birds, have a more delicate beauty. The birds-of-paradise and the lyrebirds have a grace ..."

3. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"lyrebirds nest here with courtship dances as dramatic as any in the bird world, when males set in motion perhaps the world's most specialized tail feathers ..."

4. Beautiful Accommodation in Queensland, Australia by Simon St John (2004)
"... and lyrebirds and an astonishing array of other wildlife. Springbrook Room Rates Per Couple: From S165 to $210 Minimum two nights at weekends Bed ..."

5. New South Wales and Victoria in 1885 by Douglas Montague Gane (1886)
"At no great distance from the hotel were some lyrebirds. They are becoming very scarce on account of the high estimation in which their beautiful tails are ..."

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