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Definition of the noun amadavat

What does amadavat mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amadavats

  1. red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

amadavat, pheasant, tragopan 11 red hombiil 01 Jamaica: 7 www ohiuvnrïsparrpwßńoebirdîiruitdove oHAadngnacar:6drongo7ar\hlnga.idrombo. roatelo 01 ...

Google previewA Dictionary in Oordoo and English (1838)

by Joseph T. Thompson

The female of the little bird called Amadavat; a kind of fnkeer. Suee, s. f. Endeavour, attempt, effort, enterprise, purpose.

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

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 ...

Google previewThe Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases (1891)

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, ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

“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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