Definition of ornithophile in English:

ornithophile

noun

  • 1A lover of birds.

  • 2Ecology. A plant that is pollinated by birds.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From ornitho- + -phile.

Pronunciation

ornithophile

/ɔːˈnɪθə(ʊ)fʌɪl//ˈɔːnɪθə(ʊ)fʌɪl/