|1.||blighty, silvereye, tauhou, Also called (NZ): waxeye any songbird of the family Zosteropidae of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, having a greenish plumage with a white ring around each eye|
|2.||any of certain other birds having a white ring or patch around the eye|
any of the 80 to 85 species of birds of the Old World family Zosteropidae (order Passeriformes). They are so much alike that about 60 of them are often lumped in a single genus, Zosterops. White-eyes occur chiefly from Africa across southern Asia to Australia and New Zealand in warm regions
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