Honeycreeper meaning

hŭnē-krēpər
Any of various small, often brightly colored tropical American birds of the family Thraupidae, having a curved bill used for sucking nectar from flowers.
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Any of various finches found only in Hawaii, some of which feed on nectar and have curved bills similar to those of the mainland honeycreepers.
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Any of a family (Drepanididae) of brightly colored, insect-eating, Hawaiian passerine birds.
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Any of various small, slender-billed passerine birds (family Emberizidae) of tropical America that feed on nectar and fruits.
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Any of various nectar-feeding birds of the tanager family, belonging to the genera Cyanerpes, Chlorophanes, and Iridophanes.
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Also applied to the Hawaiian honeycreepers, passerine songbirds of Hawaii.
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Origin of honeycreeper