avadavat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (av'u-du-vat"), [key]
— n.
  1. a waxbill, Estrilda amandava, native to Asia, having in the male scarlet plumage with white dots on the sides and breast: raised as a cage bird.
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