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ant-thrush

[ant-thruhsh] /ˈæntˌθrʌʃ/
noun
1.
any of several antbirds, especially of the genus Formicarius.
Origin of ant-thrush
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; ant(bird) + thrush1
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  • The ant-thrush soon saw them, and announced the discovery with a screech, which was a signal to scores of hungry companions.

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

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