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British Dictionary definitions for emu-wren

emu-wren

noun
  1. any Australian wren of the genus Stipiturus, having long plumy tail feathers
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  • The Emu-Wren, which has tail feathers like Emu feathers, is easily recognized if seen.

    An Australian Bird Book

    John Albert Leach