[ plant-kuht-er, plahnt- ]
/ ˈplæntˌkʌt ər, ˈplɑnt- /


any of several South American, passerine birds of the family Phytotomidae, superficially resembling grosbeaks but having serrated edges on the bill that aid in cutting leaves and other plant food.

Origin of plant-cutter

First recorded in 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019