/ (ˈθɔːnˌbɪl) /
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any of various South American hummingbirds of the genera Chalcostigma, Ramphomicron, etc, having a thornlike bill
Also called: thornbill warbler any of various Australasian wrens of the genus Acanthiza and related genera: family Muscicapidae
any of various other birds with thornlike bills
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