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FLYING BIRD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flying bird mean? 

FLYING BIRD (noun)
  The noun FLYING BIRD has 1 sense:

1. birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles

  Familiarity information: FLYING BIRD used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLYING BIRD (noun)


Sense 1flying bird [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Birds having keeled breastbones for attachment of flight muscles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

carinate; carinate bird; flying bird

Hypernyms ("flying bird" is a kind of...):

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

Meronyms (parts of "flying bird"):

keel (the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly)


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