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tailorbird

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noun tai·lor·bird \ˈtā-lər-ˌbərd\

Definition of tailorbird

  1. :  any of a genus (Orthotomus of the family Sylviidae) of chiefly Asian warblers that stitch leaves together to support and hide their nests



1769

First Known Use of tailorbird

1769


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