Share this entry

Share this page

thorntail

Line breaks: thorn|tail
Pronunciation: /ˈθɔːnteɪl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of thorntail in English:

noun

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

Definition of thorntail 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 ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something