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ant-thrush

[ant-thruhsh]
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noun
  1. any of several antbirds, especially of the genus Formicarius.

Origin of ant-thrush

First recorded in 1860–65; ant(bird) + thrush1
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Historical Examples

  • The ant-thrush soon saw them, and announced the discovery with a screech, which was a signal to scores of hungry companions.

    Afloat in the Forest

    Mayne Reid

  • All at once the ant-thrush changed its tactics, and its louder note proclaimed a surprise.