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Etymology

1. kingfisher

noun. ['ˈkɪŋˌfɪʃɝ'] nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish.

Synonyms

  • Alcedo atthis
  • coraciiform bird
  • Dacelo gigas
  • belted kingfisher
  • family Alcedinidae
  • kookaburra
  • Alcedinidae
  • Eurasian kingfisher
  • laughing jackass

Etymology

  • fisher (English)
  • -er (English)
  • king (English)
  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Kingfisher

  • photofinisher

Example sentences of the word kingfisher


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you live near a river or lake, keep an eye open for the belted kingfisher.

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