Crossword clues for avadavat
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Amadavat \Am`a*da*vat"\, n. [Indian name. From Ahmedabad, a city from which it was imported to Europe.] (Zo["o]l.) The strawberry finch, a small Indian song bird ( Estrelda amandava), commonly caged and kept for fighting. The female is olive brown; the male, in summer, mostly crimson; -- called also red waxbill. [Written also amaduvad and avadavat.]
n. Any of various estrildid finches of the genus ''Amandava''
n. red Asian weaverbirds often kept as cage birds [syn: amadavat]