any seed or mixture of seeds used for feeding birds.
the seed of a grass, Phalaris canariensis, used as food for birds.
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a mixture of various kinds of seeds for feeding cagebirds Also called canary seed
A small amount of money: That’s just birdseed
small-sized shot used for shooting birds. Historical Examples The Rogue Elephant Elliott Whitney Plain Mary Smith Henry Wallace Phillips Blow The Man Down Holman Day The Shades of the Wilderness Joseph A. Altsheler Whirligigs O. Henry The Faith of Men Jack London Riddle of the Storm Roy J. Snell Captured by the Navajos Charles A. […]
bird shot retinochoroiditis
the singing or calling of birds, especially songbirds. Historical Examples Back Home Irvin S. Cobb Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb The Little House in the Fairy Wood Ethel Cook Eliot Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb Carnival Compton Mackenzie Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst The Country Beyond James Oliver Curwood The Country Beyond […]
noun any large hairy predatory bird-eating spider of the family Aviculariidae, of tropical America