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Noun: hummingbird  'hú-ming,burd
  1. Tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills; wings are specialized for vibrating flight
    "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"

Derived forms: hummingbirds

Type of: apodiform bird

Part of: family Trochilidae, Trochilidae

Encyclopedia: Hummingbird, Birmingham