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tailorbird

[tey-ler-burd] /ˈteɪ lərˌbɜrd/
noun
1.
any of several small Asian passerine birds, especially of the genus Orthotomus, that stitch leaves together to form and conceal their nests.
Origin of tailorbird
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70; tailor1 + bird
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British Dictionary definitions for tailorbird

tailorbird

/ˈteɪləˌbɜːd/
noun
1.
any of several tropical Asian warblers of the genus Orthotomus, which build nests by sewing together large leaves using plant fibres
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