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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bird's nest

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bird's nest, or  Bird's-nest  n.
 1. The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young.
 2. Cookery The nest of a small swallow (Collocalia nidifica and several allied species), of China and the neighboring countries, which is mixed with soups.
 Note: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.
 3. Bot. An orchideous plant with matted roots, of the genus Neottia (Neottia nidus-avis).
 Bird's-nest pudding, a pudding containing apples whose cores have been replaced by sugar.
 Yellow bird's nest, a plant, the Monotropa hypopitys.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bird's nest
      n : nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young