Definition of iora in English:

iora

noun

  • A small insectivorous Asian songbird with greenish back and yellow underparts.

    • ‘The common iora ranges in length from 5.5 to 6 inches (13 to 17 centimeters), and has a weight that averages about a 0.5 ounces (13.5 grams).’
    • ‘Naturally, birds like the common iora, a small and lively city bird, are on their way out. I used to spot the bird on most of my visits to Lalbagh in the early 80s.’

Origin

Of obscure origin.

Pronunciation

iora

/ʌɪˈɔːrə/