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Line breaks: bristle|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪs(ə)lbəːd/

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Definition of bristlebird in English:


An Australian songbird with mainly brown plumage, a long cocked tail, a fringe of bristles around the bill, and secretive habits.
  • Genus Dasyornis, family Acanthizidae (or Maluridae): two or three species

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