English version

bird of paradise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
bird of paradiseˌbird of ˈparadise noun (plural birds of paradise) [countable]  1 HBBa brightly coloured bird from New Guinea2 a tall orange flower
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bird of paradiseWhat about the bird of paradise itself, the rightful owner of the plumes?For, to the romantic, the bird of paradise is much more exciting than the humble house sparrow.
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