Superb paradise bird
|(Zool.)||a bird of paradise (Paradisæa superba syn. Lophorina superba) having the scapulars erectile, and forming a large ornamental tuft on each shoulder, and a large gorget of brilliant feathers on the breast . The color is deep violet, or nearly black, with brilliant green reflections. The gorget is bright metallic green.|
See also: Superb
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.