Friar bird


any of various Australasian honeyeaters, especially of the genus Philemon.
Also called leatherhead.

1840–50; friar + bird; so called from its tonsured head Unabridged
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friarbird (ˈfraɪəˌbɜːd)
any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Philemon, having a naked head

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