1. [syn: ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapillus]
2. small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ovenbird \Ov"en*bird`\, n. (Zool.)
(a) Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the
creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies,
and construct curious oven-shaped nests.
(b) In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; -- called
also golden-crowned thrush.
(c) In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and
to the long-tailed titmouse.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: American warbler; builds a dome-shaped nest on the ground
[syn: ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapillus]
2: small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped