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[burd-sawng, -song] /ˈbɜrdˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ/
the singing or calling of birds, especially songbirds.
Origin of birdsong Unabridged
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  • And, when the boys thought about it afterward, they recalled that even the autumn birdsong faded as they neared the first houses.
  • Scientists have thus often compared the acquisition of human speech to that of birdsong.
  • It has been linked to the production of birdsong and the ultrasonic musings of mice.
  • Others traced it back to music, to the imitation of animal grunts, or to birdsong.
  • Such basic sensory-motor coordination would be vital for both birdsong and human speech.
  • Leathery sea turtles bob lazily offshore, and the light cacophony of birdsong accents the ambient sound of wind and waves.
  • The only sounds are of wind, running water and birdsong.
  • birdsong argues that the trial court erred in sentencing her.
British Dictionary definitions for birdsong


the musical call of a bird or birds
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