Share this entry

Share this page

emu-wren

Line breaks: emu-wren

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of emu-wren in English:

noun

A small Australian songbird of the fairy wren family, with a very long thin cocked tail consisting of only six feathers that have a coarse open structure resembling that of emu feathers.
  • Genus Stipiturus, family Maluridae: three species

Definition of emu-wren in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words