Ant-thrush

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ant-thrush a general name applied to birds of tropical and sub-tropical countries which feed to a large extent on ants
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A contr. of Emmet—A.S. æmete.

Usage

In literature:

ANT-THRUSH, a name given to certain passerine or perching birds having resemblances to the thrushes and supposed to feed largely on ants.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
THE TAMANDUA: THE ANT-THRUSH.
"Afloat in the Forest" by Mayne Reid
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