tailorbird

noun
tai·​lor·​bird | \ ˈtā-lər-ˌbərd How to pronounce tailorbird (audio) \

Definition of tailorbird

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

First Known Use of tailorbird

1769, in the meaning defined above

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“Tailorbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailorbird. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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