Meaning of sabrewing in English:


Pronunciation /ˈseɪbəwɪŋ/


  • A large tropical American hummingbird with a green back and long curved wings.

    Genus Campylopterus, family Trochilidae: several species

    ‘Hayes' group attempted to determine the distribution and population size of the white-tailed sabrewing using trail surveys, and banded 81 birds caught in mist nets.’
    • ‘It flew farther away to a low perch and preened until another sabrewing flew into the area.’