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English noun: bird

1. bird (animal) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings


Broader (hypernym)craniate, vertebrate


Narrower (hyponym)apodiform bird, aquatic bird, archaeopteryx, Archaeopteryx lithographica, archaeornis, archeopteryx, bird of passage, bird of prey, caprimulgiform bird, carinate, carinate bird, cock, coraciiform bird, cuculiform bird, dickey-bird, dickeybird, dicky-bird, dickybird, flightless bird, flying bird, gallinacean, gallinaceous bird, hen, Ibero-mesornis, nester, night bird, nonpasserine bird, parrot, passeriform bird, passerine, piciform bird, protoavis, raptor, raptorial bird, ratite, ratite bird, Sinornis, trogon, twitterer


Part holonymair sac, beak, bill, bird, bird's foot, croup, croupe, feather, fowl, furcula, hindquarters, neb, nib, pecker, pennon, pinion, plumage, plume, preen gland, rump, syrinx, uropygial gland, uropygium, wing


Member meronymAves, class Aves, flock

2. bird (food) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food


Synonymsfowl


Broader (hypernym)meat


Narrower (hyponym)poultry, wildfowl


Part holonymdark meat, drumstick, giblet, giblets, oyster, parson's nose, pope's nose, second joint, thigh, wing, wishbone, wishing bone


Part meronymbird

3. bird (person) informal terms for a (young) woman


Synonymschick, dame, doll, skirt, wench


Broader (hypernym)fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman

4. bird (communication) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt


Synonymsboo, Bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, raspberry, razz, razzing, snort


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

5. bird (artifact) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers


Synonymsbirdie, shuttle, shuttlecock


Broader (hypernym)badminton equipment


English verb: bird

1. bird (competition) watch and study birds in their natural habitat


ExamplesIn the summer they like to go out and bird


Synonymsbirdwatch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)observe









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