structure in which a bird lays eggs and cares for its young; any animal's lair; brood of animals; object shaped like a bird's nest

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bird-nest — verb gather birdnests They went birdnesting in the early morning • Syn: ↑birdnest • Hypernyms: ↑gather, ↑garner, ↑collect, ↑pull together • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • birdnest — I noun nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young • Syn: ↑bird s nest, ↑bird nest • Hypernyms: ↑nest • Hyponyms: ↑aerie, ↑aery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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