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birdman

[burd-man, -muh n] /ˈbɜrdˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural birdmen
[burd-men, -muh n] /ˈbɜrdˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ornithologist.
2.
3.
a person who keeps or tends birds.
4.
a person who hunts birds for food or sport; fowler.
5.
Informal. aviator.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; bird + man1
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British Dictionary definitions for bird-man

birdman

/ˈbɜːdˌmæn; -mən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man concerned with birds, such as a fowler or ornithologist
2.
a man who attempts to fly using his own muscle power
3.
an obsolete informal name for airman
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