Definition of tick-bird in English:

tick-bird

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noun

  • 2 South African term for cattle egret.
    More example sentences
    • In Swahili the tick bird is named "askari wa kifaru," meaning "the rhino's guard."
    • The tick bird (they don't eat ticks) takes a free ride and as the rhino is walking it chases up small insects hidden in the grass.

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