Associations to the word «Kingfisher»

Wiktionary

KINGFISHER, noun. Any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines (or the family Alcedinidae sensu lato), having a large head, short tail and brilliant colouration; they feed mostly on fish.

Dictionary definition

KINGFISHER, noun. Nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish.

Wise words

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