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any of various finches of the subfamily Drepanidinae, native to the Hawaiian Islands, and including a number of very rare and extinct species.
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|Noun||1.||Hawaiian 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