Meaning of pardalote

par•da•lote

Pronunciation: (pär'dl-ōt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several tiny, short-tailed Australian songbirds of the genus Pardalotus, having short bills and most having brilliant plumage with gemlike specks on the dark upper parts. Also called
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