Meaning of ornithophile in English:

ornithophile

noun

  • 1A lover of birds.

  • 2Ecology
    A plant that is pollinated by birds.

Pronunciation

ornithophile

/ˈɔːnɪθə(ʊ)fʌɪl/ /ɔːˈnɪθə(ʊ)fʌɪl/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From ornitho- + -phile.