Definition of mistletoebird in English:

mistletoebird

noun

  • An Australian flowerpecker that feeds mainly on mistletoe berries, the male of which has a bright red breast.

    • ‘We saw a grey fantail spreading its tail, a leaden flycatcher wagging its tail, a pair of rufous whistlers, and a pair of mistletoebirds.’
    • ‘The female Mistletoebird builds the nest by herself with no help from the male.’
    • ‘Female and male Mistletoebirds do not look similar.’

Pronunciation

mistletoebird

/ˈmɪs(ə)ltəʊˌbəːd/