[ ant-thruhsh ]
/ ˈæntˌθrʌʃ /
any of several antbirds, especially of the genus Formicarius.
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Examples from the Web for ant-thrush
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.