Definition of ovenbird
1 : any of various chiefly South American small brown passerine birds (family Furnariidae, especially genus Furnarius)
2 : an American warbler (Seiurus aurocapillus) that builds a dome-shaped nest on the ground
Origin of ovenbird
from the shape of its nest
First Known Use: circa 1825
Rhymes with ovenbird
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