Definition of spinetail in English:


Line breaks: spine|tail
Pronunciation: /ˈspʌɪnteɪl/

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Any of a number of birds with pointed feather tips projecting beyond the tail:
  • (also spine-tailed swift) A mainly African and Asian swift (several genera in the family Apodidae).A small tropical American ovenbird (Synallaxis and other genera, family Furnariidae).

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