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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tiny bird with a long, thin bill that it uses to suck nectar from flowers.

Usage examples (40)
  • Where friends notice a solitary hummingbird pricking the salvia flowers, I recall a season's worth of hummingbird battles.
  • Up here they call the hummingbird a "oiseau-mouche" or bird-fly.
  • Kind of reminds me now of the stuff I put in hummingbird feeders.
  • The new hummingbird is broader, his breast a lighter shade of red. for more
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