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tick bird

noun
1.
any of various birds that feed on ticks, as an oxpecker.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for tick-bird

tick-bird

noun
1.
another name for oxpecker
Word Origin
C19: so called because it eats insects off animals' backs
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