emu-wren


noun

any Australian wren of the genus Stipiturus, having long plumy tail feathers

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Example sentences from the Web for emu-wren

  • The Emu-Wren, which has tail feathers like Emu feathers, is easily recognized if seen.

    An Australian Bird Book|John Albert Leach