from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Discosura.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A beautiful South American humming bird (Gouldia Popelairii), having the six outer tail feathers long, slender, and pointed. The head is ornamented with a long, pointed crest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A humming-bird of the genus Gouldia, having long sharp tail-feathers (whence the genus is also called Prymnacantha).
thorn + tail (Wiktionary)