Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for thornbill

thornbill

noun
  1. any of various South American hummingbirds of the genera Chalcostigma, Ramphomicron, etc, having a thornlike bill
  2. Also called: thornbill warbler any of various Australasian wrens of the genus Acanthiza and related genera: family Muscicapidae
  3. any of various other birds with thornlike bills
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012