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Tailor bird

(Zool.) any one of numerous species of small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to Orthotomus, Prinia, and allied genera. They are noted for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form nests. The common Indian species are Orthotomus longicauda, which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail coverts yellowish green, and the under parts white; and the golden-headed tailor bird (Orthotomus coronatus), which has the top of the head golden yellow and the back and wings pale olive-green.
- Bartlett.

See also: Tailor

Browse
tailcoat
Tailed
tailed frog
tailed toad
tailfin
tailflower
tailgate
tailgater
Tailing
Taille
Tailless
tailless tenrec
Taillie
taillight
taillike
Tailor
-- Tailor bird --
tailor herring
tailor's chalk
tailor's tack
Tailor-made
tailor-make
tailorbird
tailored
Tailoress
Tailoring
Tailpiece
Tailpin
tailpipe
tailplane
Tailrace
tails
tailspin
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