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whidah

[hwid-uh, wid-uh] /ˈʰwɪd ə, ˈwɪd ə/
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1.
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whidah

/ˈwɪdə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of whydah

whydah

/ˈwɪdə/
noun
1.
any of various predominantly black African weaverbirds of the genus Vidua and related genera, the males of which grow very long tail feathers in the breeding season Also called whydah bird, whidah bird, widow bird
Word Origin
C18: after the name of a town in Benin
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