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Definition of the noun amadavat
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noun - plural: amadavats
- red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds
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The Century Dictionary (1889)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney
w rob the amadavat is the t e. lmandin (am'an-din), n. [(yg. amande, almond ( see almond),+ 4:42.] 1. An albuminous substance contained in sweet almonds— 2. A kind digests or cold cream for chapped hands. PM from almonds. In this sense ...
by Random House, Stephen Elliott
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by Joseph T. Thompson
The female of the little bird called Amadavat; a kind of fnkeer. Suee, s. f. Endeavour, attempt, effort, enterprise, purpose.
by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage
Amadavat (Estrelda Amandava). am-ad'-a-v&t. $. [Occurs in this form in sereral of the ...
by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell
amadavat, avadavat, sb. : Anglo-Ind. : name of an Indian singing bird, the Red Wax-Bill of Blyth and Jerdon (Estrelda amandava, one of the Fam. Fring illidae ; Willughby- Ray's Avicula Amadavadaea). [1673 From Amidavad, small Birds, ...
The Encyclop Dic Dictionary (1901)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
An Indian species sometimes brought home is the Amadavat (F. amandava). [ AMADAVAT.] frin-gil-lä-gé-otis (or ceous as shüs), a. [Lat., &c. fringill(a) (q.v.); Eng. suff -aceous.] Ornith.: Belonging to or in any way connected with the Finches or ...
“The Bengali baboos make the the amadavat (Estrelda amandava) win: Descent of Man, pt. ii., ch. xiii. ām-a-dét-tö, s. [Named by Evelyn, after ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3A1D2A1V4A1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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