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Any of several Asian and African warblers, primarily of the genus Orthotomus, that characteristically stitch leaves together with plant fibers or spider webs to make nests.
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(Animals) 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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any of several warblers of tropical Asia, esp. of the genus Orthotomus, that stitch leaves together to form and conceal their nests.
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