ant-thrush

[ ant-thruhsh ]
/ ˈæntˌθrʌʃ /

noun

any of several antbirds, especially of the genus Formicarius.

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Origin of ant-thrush

First recorded in 1860–65; ant(bird) + thrush1

Words nearby ant-thrush

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Example sentences 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.