Anumbius anumbii
Thornbird Thorn"bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small South American bird ({Anumbius anumbii}) allied to the ovenbirds of the genus {Furnarius}). It builds a very large and complex nest of twigs and thorns in a bush or tree. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thornbird — Thorn bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small South American bird ({Anumbius anumbii}) allied to the ovenbirds of the genus {Furnarius}). It builds a very large and complex nest of twigs and thorns in a bush or tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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