dollarbird

dollarbird

[dol-er-burd]
noun
a common roller, Eurystomus orientalis, of Asia and Australia, having on its wings a silvery spot the size of a dollar.

Origin:
1840–50; dollar + bird

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dollarbird (ˈdɒləˌbɜːd)
 
n
a bird, Eurystomus orientalis, of S and SE Asia and Australia, with a round white spot on each wing: family Coraciidae (rollers), order Coraciiformes

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