Definition of kingfisher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɪŋfɪʃə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪŋfɪʃər//
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a bird with a long beak, that catches fish in rivers. The European kingfisher is small and brightly coloured and the American kingfisher is larger and blue-grey in colour. See related entries: Birds
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kingfisher