Broadbill



any of several small, often brightly colored passerine birds of the family Eurylaimidae, of the Old World tropics, having a broad, flattened bill2 .
any of various birds with a broad bill, as the scaup duck, shoveler, and spoonbill.
Historical Examples

Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Harper’s Young People, March 16, 1880 Various
Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
Tales of Fishes Zane Grey

noun
any passerine bird of the family Eurylaimidae, of tropical Africa and Asia, having bright plumage and a short wide bill
(US) any of various wide-billed birds, such as the scaup and shoveler
(US) another name for swordfish

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