English dictionary

bird of paradise meaning and definition

BIRD OF PARADISE noun

Definition of bird of paradise (noun)

  1. a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
  2. ornamental plant of tropical South Africa and South America having stalks of orange and purplish-blue flowers resembling a bird
  3. any of numerous brilliantly colored plumed birds of the New Guinea area
Source: Princeton University Wordnet