Definition of dollarbird in English:

dollarbird

noun

  • The eastern broad-billed roller of Asia and Australasia, which has a conspicuous white coin-like mark on the wing that is visible in flight.

    • ‘Shamas, barbets, dollarbirds, bee-eaters, coucals, parakeets, pittas, shrikes, bulbuls - birds of every shape and variety, common or rare are to be found in some part of Pulau Ubin.’
    • ‘Various subspecies of the dollarbird have evolved in some parts of its range.’
    • ‘Dollarbirds readily take to nestboxes but our experience with dollarbird breeding is not large.’
    • ‘Lorikeets, rosellas, kingfishers, dollarbirds, kookaburras, cockatoos and a variety of other species make the Atherton Blue Gum a very diverse birding haven.’
    • ‘The dollarbird lives in the deep forests of remote mountain areas, where the old holy mountain retreats like Mt. Koya (Koya San in Wakayama), Nikko, Kiso and others were located.’

Pronunciation

dollarbird

/ˈdɒləˌbəːd/