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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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A New Geographical Dictionary ... to which is now added the latitude and longitude of the most considerable cities and towns,&c., of the world, omitted in the first publication, etc (1738)
AMADAVAT, a C. in the Mogul's Coun. in Affa, about 18 Lea. fr. the C. of Cambaya, it is the Cap. of the Kdm. of Guzerat, & a Place of a very great Trade for most E. India ...
by Walter W. Skeat
astray, athwart, attorney, attune, avadavat (amadavat), awkward. bailiwick, bandog, bandylegged, bankrupt, barbican, bashful, bay-window, becalm, because, bechauce, beefeater, befool, beguile, begum, belabour, besiege, betake, betray, ...
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 ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
amadavat. See avadavat. amadou am'a-dfio, n tinder made from fungi (genus Poly- ptiriis) growing on trees, used also as a styptic. [Fr. of doubtful origin] amah a 'm», (oriental) n a native maidservant or child's ...
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 ...
a new and exhaustive work of reference to the English language, defining over 250,000 words, with a full account of their origin, pronunciation and use. Comprising a general encyclopaedia of art, science, invention and discovery; a gazetteer and atlas of the world; a compendious dictionary of universal biography, etc by Robert Hunter
Amadavat (Estrelda Amandava). am-ad'-a-vit. я. [Occurs in this form in sexeral of the Hindoo languages.] An Indian bird, the Estrelda amandava. t Male: Bill, carmine-colored; upper parts, brownish-gray before, red behind; lower, whitish, with ...
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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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