Waxbill definitions

wăks'bĭl'
Any of various seed-eating songbirds of the family Estrildidae and especially of the genus Estrilda, native to Africa and introduced elsewhere, and having a short, often brightly colored waxy beak.
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Any of a group of small, Old World passerine birds (family Estrildidae) with waxy pink, scarlet, or white bills: some species are kept as cage birds.
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Any bird of the genus Estrilda.
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Origin of waxbill

wax +"Ž bill