avadavat

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avadavat

(ˌævədəˈvæt) or

amadavat

n
(Animals) either of two Asian weaverbirds of the genus Estrilda, esp E. amandava, having a red plumage: often kept as cagebirds
[C18: from Ahmadabad, Indian city from which these birds were brought to Europe]
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Noun1.avadavat - red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birdsavadavat - red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds
weaver finch, weaverbird, weaver - finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests