Meaning of honeybird in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhʌnɪbəːd/


  • A small, drab African bird of the honeyguide family.

    Genus Prodotiscus, family Indicatoridae: three species

    ‘Those trees attract small honeybirds, wild parakeets and more due to the nectar in their flowers.’
    • ‘This is another species chiefly visited by honeybirds.’
    • ‘Honey-guides are confined to Sub-Saharan Africa with a few species in Asia and they are also known as indicator birds or honeybirds.’