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scrub-bird

[skruhb-burd] /ˈskrʌbˌbɜrd/
noun
1.
either of two Australian passerine birds of the genus Atrichornis, related to the lyrebirds, having a loud voice and reduced powers of flight: A. clamosus is endangered.
Origin of scrub-bird
1865-1870
1865-70; scrub2 + bird
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