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amadavat

[am-uh-duh-vat] /ˌæm ə dəˈvæt/
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for amadavat

amadavat

/ˌæmədəˈvæt/
noun
1.
another name for avadavat

avadavat

/ˌævədəˈvæt/
noun
1.
either of two Asian weaverbirds of the genus Estrilda, esp E. amandava, having a red plumage: often kept as cagebirds
Word Origin
C18: from Ahmadabad, Indian city from which these birds were brought to Europe
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