kite bird

kite bird
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  • Kite — (k[imac]t), n. [OE. kyte, AS. c[=y]ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily {Milvin[ae]}, of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • kite — ► NOUN 1) a toy consisting of a light frame with thin material stretched over it, flown in the wind at the end of a long string. 2) Brit. informal, dated an aircraft. 3) a long winged bird of prey with a forked tail and a soaring flight. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • KITE — (Heb. דָּאָה da ah, דַּיָּה dayyah; AV, vulture; JPS kite ), a bird of prey of the genus Milvus, of which two species inhabit Israel: the M. milvus which in limited numbers winters in the country, and the dark brown M. migrans which is indigenous …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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