any of several birds having a loud bell-like cry, especially Anthornis melanura, a honey eater of New Zealand, and Procnias tricarunculata (three-wattled bellbird) of Central America.
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any of several tropical American passerine birds of the genus Procnias having a bell-like call: family Cotingidae (cotingas)
either of two other birds with a bell-like call: an Australian flycatcher, Oreoica gutturalis (crested bellbird), or a New Zealand honeyeater, Anthornis melanura
- Bell book
a book in which all orders affecting the main engines of a ship are recorded. Contemporary Examples Fresh Picks John Mooney April 11, 2011 Fresh Picks John Mooney April 11, 2011
Also, bell-bottomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs. bell-bottoms, (used with a plural verb) bell-bottom trousers.
Also, bell-bottomed. (of trousers) wide and flaring at the bottoms of the legs. bell-bottoms, (used with a plural verb) bell-bottom trousers. plural noun trousers that flare from the knee and have wide bottoms
a bellhop. Historical Examples The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers Elkan Lubliner, American Montague Glass The Adventures of a Modest Man Robert W. Chambers The Winning Clue James Hay, Jr. The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine Katherine Stokes The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey Baseball Joe, Home […]