a Chinese soup made from the mucilaginous lining of the nests of the Asiatic swift.
a rich spicy Chinese soup made from the outer part of the nests of SE Asian swifts of the genus Collocalia
any of several passerine birds of the family Paradisaeidae, of New Guinea and adjacent islands, the males of which have ornate, colorful plumage. Also called bird-of-paradise flower. any of several plants of the genus Strelitzia, native to southern Africa, especially S. reginae, having a large, showy orange and blue inflorescence. a small tree or shrub, […]
a person who brings bad news.
a bird that migrates seasonally. a transient or migratory person. noun a bird that migrates seasonally a transient person or one who roams about A transient, one who is here today and gone tomorrow. For example, Mary moves nearly every year; she’s a true bird of passage. This phrase transfers the literal meaning of a […]
a dove. noun a figurative name for dove1 (sense 1)