Definition of Fig-bird
1. Noun. Greenish-yellow Australian oriole feeding chiefly on figs and other fruits.
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Literary usage of Fig-bird
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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Fiddler, n. a New South Wales and Victorian name for a species rhina j fig-bird, n. a bird-name. ..."
2. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"He makes an exception, however, in favour of the gold-streaked tiko pouli (fig-bird), that, nourished upon ripe figs, falls to his crafty gun so often as it ..."