Bird-of-paradise meaning

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Any of various birds of the family Paradisaeidae, native to northeast Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands, usually having brilliant plumage and long tail feathers in the male.
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Any of several African plants of the genus Strelitzia, especially S. reginae, cultivated for their showy orange and blue flowers that emerge from a beak-shaped bract.
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Any of a family (Paradisaeidae) of brightly colored passerine birds found in and near New Guinea.
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Any of several tropical plants (genus Strelitzia) of the banana family, native to Africa, having orange and blue flowers protruding from a green spathe in a form that resembles a bird in flight.
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Any of various passerine birds of the family Paradisaeidae native to Oceania. In many of the species the breeding plumage of the males is brightly coloured.
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A showy tropical flower of the genus Strelitzia, native to Madagascar.
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Alternative spelling of bird of paradise.
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