(?), a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See Super-.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade.
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2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations.
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3. Showy; excellent; grand; as, a superb exhibition.
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Superb paradise bird (Zol.), a bird of paradise (Paradisa superba syn. Lophorina superba) having the scapulars erectile, and forming a large ornamental tuft on each shoulder, and a large gorget of brilliant feathers on the breast . The color is deep violet, or nearly black, with brilliant green reflections. The gorget is bright metallic green. -- Superb warber. (Zol.) See Blue wren, under Wren.
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-- Su*perb"ly, adv. -- Su*perb"ness, n.
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