any of various small, brilliantly colored Old World birds of the family Nectariniidae.
any small songbird of the family Nectariniidae, of tropical regions of the Old World, esp Africa, having a long slender curved bill and a bright plumage in the males
noun 1. a graceful South American wading bird, Eurypyga helias, related to the cranes and rails, having variegated plumage. noun 1. a cranelike bird, Eurypyga helias, of tropical American forests, having a greyish plumage with orange and brown wings: family Eurypygidae, order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, etc)
- Sun blind
noun 1. (mainly Brit) a blind, such as a Venetian blind, that shades a room from the sun’s glare
noun 1. a substance that provides a high degree of protection against sunburn, often preventing most tanning as well as burning, as by obstructing the penetration of ultraviolet rays. 2. a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a substance.
noun 1. a bonnet with a large brim shading the face and sometimes a piece projecting over the neck, worn by women and children. noun 1. a hat that shades the face and neck from the sun, esp one made of cotton with a projecting brim now worn esp by babies