Definition of billed in English:



  • in combination Having a beak or bill of a specified kind.

    ‘black-billed and yellow-billed cuckoos’
    • ‘We see two American coots, which are black, white-billed rails that behave very similarly to ducks.’
    • ‘I had the place all to myself, except for the swans and orange-billed oystercatchers.’
    • ‘Long-billed dowitchers usually nest on the ground near water.’
    • ‘There is no evidence of the prior existence of a divergent population of sharp-billed ground finches.’
    • ‘The red-billed gull is listed as a nationally vulnerable New Zealand bird on the list of threatened birds.’