plant-cutter

plant-cutter

[plant-kuht-er, plahnt-]
noun
any of several South American, passerine birds of the family Phytotomidae, superficially resembling grosbeaks but having serrated edges on the bill that aid in cutting leaves and other plant food.

Origin:
1795–1805

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