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Verb (intransitive)


  •  The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The nest of a small swallow (Collocalia nidifica and several allied species), of China and the neighboring countries, which is mixed with soups.  [1913 Webster]
    " The nests are found in caverns and fissures of cliffs on rocky coasts, and are composed in part of algæ. They are of the size of a goose egg, and in substance resemble isinglass. See Illust. under Edible."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An orchideous plant with matted roots, of the genus Neottia (Neottia nidus-avis).  [1913 Webster]
Bird's-nest pudding, a pudding containing apples whose cores have been replaced by sugar. -- Yellow bird's nest, a plant, the Monotropa hypopitys.

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