honeycreeper(redirected from Cyanerpes)
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1. Any of various small, often brightly colored tropical American birds of the family Thraupidae, having a curved bill used for sucking nectar from flowers.
2. Any of various finches found only in Hawaii, some of which feed on nectar and have curved bills similar to those of the mainland honeycreepers.
hon•ey•creep•er(ˈhʌn iˌkri pər)
1. any of several long-billed, brightly colored songbirds of the genera Cyanerpes and Chlorophanes, of the New World tropics, now usu. classed with the tanagers.
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|Noun||1.||honeycreeper - small to medium-sized finches of the Hawaiian islands|
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
mamo - black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail; now extinct
|2.||honeycreeper - small bright-colored tropical American songbird with a curved bill for sucking nectar|
banana quit - any of several honeycreepers