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rice·bird

 (rīs′bûrd′)
n.
1. Chiefly Southern US See bobolink.
2. Any of various birds that frequent rice fields.

ricebird

(ˈraɪsˌbɜːd)
n
(Animals) any of various birds frequenting rice fields, esp the Java sparrow

rice•bird

(ˈraɪsˌbɜrd)

n.
1. Southern U.S. the bobolink.
2. any of several other birds that frequent rice fields.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ricebird - migratory American songbirdricebird - migratory American songbird    
American oriole, New World oriole, oriole - American songbird; male is black and orange or yellow
2.ricebird - small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fieldsricebird - small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields
weaver finch, weaverbird, weaver - finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
genus Padda, Padda - a genus of Ploceidae