Definition of paradisaeine in English:

paradisaeine

adjective

Ornithology
  • Originally: †= paradisaeid (obsolete). Later: of or relating to the Paradisaeinae, a subfamily of Paradisaeidae to which most birds of paradise belong.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ibis: a quarterly journal of ornithology.

Pronunciation

paradisaeine

/ˌparəˈdɪsɪiːn//ˌparəˈdɪsɪʌɪn/