tailor bird

tailorbird

[tey-ler-burd]
noun
any of several small Asian passerine birds, especially of the genus Orthotomus, that stitch leaves together to form and conceal their nests.

Origin:
1760–70; tailor1 + bird

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tailorbird (ˈteɪləˌbɜːd)
 
n
any of several tropical Asian warblers of the genus Orthotomus, which build nests by sewing together large leaves using plant fibres

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