ant bird


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ant bird

n
1. (Animals) any of various dull-coloured South American passerine birds of the family Formicariidae, such as Hylophylax naevioides (spotted ant bird), that typically feed on ants. Also called: bush shrike or ant thrush
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Noun1.ant bird - any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarmsant bird - any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
ant thrush - a kind of antbird
ant shrike - antbirds superficially resembling shrikes