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  • 1 air

    [eə] 1. noun
    1) (the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere: Mountain air is pure.) αέρας
    2) (the space above the ground; the sky: Birds fly through the air.) οι αιθέρες
    3) (appearance: The house had an air of neglect.) η γενική αίσθηση που δίνει κάτι, ατμόσφαιρα
    4) (a tune: She played a simple air on the piano.) μουσικός σκοπός, μελωδία
    2. verb
    1) (to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc: to air linen.) αερίζω
    2) (to make known: He loved to air his opinions.) εκθέτω δημόσια
    - airily
    - airiness
    - airing
    - airless
    - airy
    - airborne
    - air-conditioned
    - air-conditioner
    - air-conditioning
    - aircraft
    - aircraft carrier
    - airfield
    - air force
    - air-gun
    - air hostess
    - air letter
    - airlift
    - airline
    - airliner
    - air-lock
    - airmail
    - airman
    - air pollution
    - airplane
    - airport
    - air-pump
    - air-raid
    - airship
    - airtight
    - airway
    - on the air
    - put on airs / give oneself airs

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  • 2 aviary

    plural - aviaries; noun
    (a place in which birds are kept.) μεγάλο κλουβί πτηνών (π.χ. σε ζωολογικό κήπο)

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  • 3 awaken

    1) (to awake: I was awakened by the song of the birds.) ξυπνάω
    2) (to start (a feeling of interest, guilt etc): His interest was awakened by the lecture.) `ξυπνάω`μέσα μου κάποιο συναίσθημα

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  • 4 bald

    1) ((of people) with little or no hair on the head: a bald head; He is going bald (= becoming bald).) φαλακρός
    2) ((of birds, animals) without feathers, fur etc: a bald patch on the dog's back.) φαλακρός
    3) (bare or plain: a bald statement of the facts.) απερίφραστος
    - balding
    - baldly

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  • 5 bird

    (a two-legged feathered creature, with a beak and two wings, with which most can fly: Kiwis and ostriches are birds which cannot fly.) πτηνό, πουλί

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  • 6 brace

    [breis] 1. noun
    1) (something that draws together and holds tightly: a brace to straighten teeth.) μέσο σύσφιξης ή στερέωσης δύο ή περισσότερων πραγμάτων, «σιδεράκια» δοντιών
    2) (a pair usually of game-birds: a brace of pheasants.) ζευγάρι
    2. verb
    (to make (often oneself) firm or steady: He braced himself for the struggle.) προετοιμάζομαι, οπλίζομαι με θάρρος
    - bracing

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  • 7 brood

    [bru:d] 1. verb
    1) ((of birds) to sit on eggs.) κλωσσώ
    2) (to think (about something) anxiously for some time: There's no point in brooding about what happened.) αναλογίζομαι
    2. noun
    (the number of young hatched at one time.) κουτσούβελα

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  • 8 cage

    [kei‹] 1. noun
    1) (a box of wood, wire etc for holding birds or animals: The lion has escaped from its cage; a bird-cage.) κλουβί
    2) (a lift in a mine.) κλούβα ορυχείου
    2. verb
    (to put in a cage: Some people think that it is cruel to cage wild animals.) βάζω σε κλουβί

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  • 9 chirp

    [ ə:p] 1. nouns
    (the sharp, shrill sound of certain birds and insects.) τιτίβισμα
    2. verb
    (to make such a sound.) τιτιβίζω

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  • 10 cock

    [kok] 1. noun
    1) (the male of birds, especially of the domestic fowl: a cock and three hens; ( also adjective) a cock sparrow.) κόκορας
    2) (a kind of tap for controlling the flow of liquid, gas etc.) στρόφιγγα
    3) (a slang word for the penis.) πουλί, πέος
    2. verb
    1) (to cause to stand upright or to lift: The dog cocked its ears.) (ανα)σηκώνω
    2) (to draw back the hammer of (a gun).) οπλίζω
    3) (to tilt up or sideways (especially a hat).) γέρνω
    - cocky
    - cock-and-bull story
    - cock-crow
    - cock-eyed
    - cocksure

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  • 11 colony

    plural - colonies; noun
    1) ((a group of people who form) a settlement in one country etc which is under the rule of another country: France used to have many colonies in Africa.) αποικία
    2) (a group of people having the same interests, living close together: a colony of artists.) παροικία
    3) (a collection of animals, birds etc, of one type, living together: a colony of gulls.) αποικία
    - colonialism
    - colonialist
    - colonize
    - colonise
    - colonist
    - colonization
    - colonisation

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  • 12 common

    ['komən] 1. adjective
    1) (seen or happening often; quite normal or usual: a common occurrence; These birds are not so common nowadays.) κοινός, συνηθισμένος
    2) (belonging equally to, or shared by, more than one: This knowledge is common to all of us; We share a common language.) κοινός
    3) (publicly owned: common property.) κοινόχρηστος
    4) (coarse or impolite: She uses some very common expressions.) λαϊκός
    5) (of ordinary, not high, social rank: the common people.) κοινός, λαϊκός
    6) (of a noun, not beginning with a capital letter (except at the beginning of a sentence): The house is empty.) κοινό (ουσιαστικό)
    2. noun
    ((a piece of) public land for everyone to use, with few or no buildings: the village common.) κοινόχρηστος υπαίθριος χώρος κοινότητας
    - common knowledge
    - common law
    - common-law
    - commonplace
    - common-room
    - common sense
    - the Common Market
    - the House of Commons
    - the Commons
    - in common

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  • 13 crop

    [krop] 1. noun
    1) (a plant which is farmed and harvested: a fine crop of rice; We grow a variety of crops, including cabbages, wheat and barley.) σοδειά
    2) (a short whip used when horse-riding.) μαστίγιο
    3) (a (short) haircut: a crop of red hair.) κοντοκουρεμένα μαλλιά
    4) ((of certain birds) the first stomach, which hangs like a bag from the neck.) πρόλοβος
    2. verb
    (to cut or nibble short: The sheep crop the grass.) κουρεύω

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  • 14 crow

    [krəu] 1. noun
    1) (the name given to a number of large birds, generally black.) κόρακας
    2) (the cry of a cock.) λάλημα πετεινού
    2. verb
    1) ((past tense crew) to utter the cry of a cock.) κράζω
    2) (to utter a cry of delight etc: The baby crowed with happiness.) ξεφωνίζω

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  • 15 crumb

    (a tiny piece, especially of bread: She puts crumbs for the birds on her window-sill.) ψίχουλο

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  • 16 cuckoo

    plural - cuckoos; noun
    (a bird, named after its call, which lays eggs in the nests of other birds.) κούκος

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  • 17 distinct

    1) (easily seen, heard or noticed: There are distinct differences between the two; Her voice is very distinct.) σαφής,ευδιάκριτος,ευκρινής
    2) (separate or different: Those two birds are quite distinct - you couldn't confuse them.) διαφορετικός
    - distinctness
    - distinction
    - distinctive
    - distinctively

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  • 18 droppings

    noun plural (excrement (of animals or birds).) κοπριά,κουτσουλιές

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  • 19 eaves

    (the edge of the roof sticking out beyond the wall: There are birds nesting under the eaves.) γείσο στέγης,μαρκίζα

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  • 20 flight

    I noun
    1) (act of flying: the flight of a bird.) πέταγμα
    2) (a journey in a plane: How long is the flight to New York?) πτήση
    3) (a number of steps or stairs: A flight of steps.) σκάλα
    4) (a number of birds etc flying or moving through the air: a flight of geese; a flight of arrows.) σμήνος
    - flight deck
    - in flight
    See also: II noun
    (the act of fleeing or running away from an enemy, danger etc: The general regarded the flight of his army as a disgrace.) φυγή

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