Thamnophile Tham"no*phile, n. [Gr. qa`mnos a bush + fi`los loving.] (Zo["o]l.) A bush shrike. [1913 Webster]

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  • thamnophile — (ta mno fi l ) s. m. 1°   Genre d insectes coléoptères. On y distingue le thamnophile majeur, qui se trouve au Paraguay. 2°   Nom moderne du genre batara, oiseaux insectivores, dans lequel on distingue le thamnophile coraya qui porte à la Guyane… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • thamnophile — tham·no·phile …   English syllables

  • thamnophile — ˈthamnəˌfīl noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Thamnophilus : antshrike …   Useful english dictionary

  • thamn- — combining form or thamno Etymology: Greek, from thamnos; akin to Greek thama frequent, often, tithenai to place, put more at do : bush : shrub thamnophile …   Useful english dictionary

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