from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various birds of the family Meliphagidae of Australia and adjacent regions, having a long extensible tongue adapted for sucking nectar from flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various Australasian birds of the family Meliphagidae, with a tongue adapted for obtaining nectar from flowers.
From honey + eater. (Wiktionary)