Definition of thorntail in English:

thorntail

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɔːnteɪl
 
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noun

  • A tropical American hummingbird with bright green plumage and projecting outer tail feathers.
    • Genus Popelairia, family Trochilidae: four species

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