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Definition 1: warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings - [noun denoting animal]

(bird is a kind of ...) animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium

(... is a kind of bird ) chiefly arboreal birds especially of the order Coraciiformes

(... is a kind of bird ) any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals

(... is a kind of bird ) heavy-bodied largely ground-feeding domestic or game birds

(... is a kind of bird ) usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds

(... is a kind of bird ) birds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)

(... is a kind of bird ) chiefly short-legged arboreal nonpasserine birds that nest in holes

(... is a kind of bird ) nonpasserine bird having long wings and weak feet; spends much of its time in flight

(... is a kind of bird ) long-winged nonpasserine birds

(... is a kind of bird ) any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood

(... is a kind of bird ) forest bird of warm regions of the New World having brilliant lustrous plumage and long tails

(... is a kind of bird ) wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water

(... is a kind of bird ) a bird that twitters

(... is a kind of bird ) perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless

(... is a kind of bird ) birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles

(... is a kind of bird ) flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds

(... is a kind of bird ) small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to small birds

(... is a kind of bird ) adult male bird

(... is a kind of bird ) adult female bird

(... is a kind of bird ) a bird that has built (or is building) a nest

(... is a kind of bird ) any bird associated with night: owl; nightingale; nighthawk; etc

(... is a kind of bird ) any bird that migrates seasonally

(... is a kind of bird ) most primitive avian type known; extinct bird of the Triassic having bird-like jaw and hollow limbs and breastbone with dinosaur-like tail and hind limbs

(... is a kind of bird ) extinct primitive toothed bird with a long feathered tail and three free clawed digits on each wing

(... is a kind of bird ) sparrow-sized fossil bird of the Cretaceous period having a vestigial tail; found in Spain; considered possibly the third most primitive of all birds

(... is a kind of bird ) sparrow-sized fossil bird of the Jurassic period to the Cretaceous period having a keeled breastbone and vestigial tail; found in China; considered possibly the second most primitive of all birds

(... is a kind of bird ) extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds

(bird is a part of ...) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food

(bird is a part of ...) the vocal organ of a bird

(bird is a part of ...) oil-secreting gland situated at the base of the tail in most birds

(bird is a part of ...) any of the membranous air-filled extensions of the lungs of birds

(bird is a part of ...) the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks

(bird is a part of ...) posterior part of a bird's body from which the tail feathers grow

(bird is a part of ...) the foot of a bird

(bird is a part of ...) wing of a bird

(bird is a part of ...) a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)

(bird is a part of ...) the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds

(bird is a part of ...) a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds

(bird is a part of ...) horny projecting mouth of a bird

(... is a member of bird) (ornithology) the class of birds

(... is a member of bird) a group of birds

Definition 2: badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bird in the sense of this definition

(bird is a kind of ...) equipment for playing the game of badminton

Definition 3: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bird in the sense of this definition

(bird is a kind of ...) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Definition 4: the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for bird in the sense of this definition

(bird is a kind of ...) the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

(... is a kind of bird ) flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

(... is a kind of bird ) flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food

(bird is a part of ...) the flesh of the legs of fowl used as food

(bird is a part of ...) the tail of a dressed fowl

(bird is a part of ...) a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl

(bird is a part of ...) edible viscera of a fowl

(bird is a part of ...) the wing of a fowl

"he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"

(bird is a part of ...) the upper joint of the leg of a fowl

(bird is a part of ...) the lower joint of the leg of a fowl

(bird is a part of ...) the furcula of a domestic fowl

(... is part of bird) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

Definition 5: informal terms for a (young) woman - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bird in the sense of this definition

(bird is a kind of ...) a young female

"a young lady of 18"

Definition 6: watch and study birds in their natural habitat - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for bird in the sense of this definition

(bird is a kind of ...) watch attentively

"Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"

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