"pitta" Definition

  1. n. Any one of a large group of bright-colored clamatorial birds belonging to Pitta, and allied genera of the family Pittidae. Most of the species are varied with three or more colors, such as blue, green, crimson, yellow, purple, and black. They are called also ground thrushes, and Old World ant thrushes; but they are not related to the true thrushes.

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Position in dictionary: 74802 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "pitta": 3
Words that end with "pitta": 1
Words that contain "pitta": 3
Next words in dictionary: pittacal, pittance, pitted, pitter, pitting
Previous words in dictionary: pitpat, pitpan, pitot's tube, pitmen, pitman

English Dictionary Definition of pitta

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