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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wren of the genus Salpinctes, as S. obsoletus: so called from its habit of frequenting rocks.
  • n. The barking-bird of South America, Hylactes tarni. The name is also given to other members of the family Pteroptochidæ. See cut under Scytalopus.

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