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Meaning of BIRDCALL

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a device for imitating a birdcall
  2. [n]  the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"

BIRDCALL is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: birdsong, call, song
 See Also: acoustic device, animal communication



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bird"call`\, n.
1. A sound made in imitation of the note or cry of a bird for
   the purpose of decoying the bird or its mate.

2. An instrument of any kind, as a whistle, used in making
   the sound of a birdcall.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: alarm, alarum, Angelus, Angelus bell, animal noise, bark, barking, battle cry, bugle call, call, clang, cry, grunt, howl, howling, last post, mating call, moose call, note, rallying cry, rebel yell, reveille, stridulation, summons, taps, trumpet call, ululation, war cry, whistle, woodnote