Definition of emu-wren in English:

emu-wren

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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

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