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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several Asian and African warblers, primarily of the genus Orthotomus, that characteristically stitch leaves together with plant fibers or spider webs to make nests.

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  • noun tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its nest

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Examples

  • Kantha, whose roots lie in the tailorbird stitching two leaves together, has been the practice of this land for centuries.

    The Times of India

  • Kantha, whose roots lie in the tailorbird stitching two leaves together, has been the practice of this land for centuries.

    The Times of India

  • Species including the Black-headed tailorbird, Mindanao miniature-babbler and

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