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Any of various chiefly tropical Old World birds of the family Meropidae that have brightly colored plumage and feed on bees and wasps.
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(Animals) any insectivorous bird of the family Meropidae of tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World, having a long downward-curving bill and long pointed wings and tail: order Coraciiformes (kingfishers, etc)
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any of numerous colorful birds of the family Meropidae, inhabiting warm regions, that feed on flying insects.
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n (Orn) → Bienenfresser m
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