scrubbird

scrubbird
noun
small fast-running Australian bird resembling a wren and frequenting brush or scrub
Syn: ↑scrub-bird, ↑scrub bird
Hypernyms: ↑passerine, ↑passeriform bird
Member Holonyms: ↑Atrichornis, ↑genus Atrichornis

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a bird living in or frequenting brush or scrub; especially : a small Australian passerine bird (Atrichornis rufescens) related to the lyrebirds, inhabiting dense forests, and having only two pairs of syringeal muscles and rudimentary clavicles

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