Definition of Ovenbird

1. Noun. American warbler; builds a dome-shaped nest on the ground.

Exact synonyms: Seiurus Aurocapillus
Generic synonyms: New World Warbler, Wood Warbler
Group relationships: Genus Seiurus, Seiurus



2. Noun. Small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests.
Generic synonyms: Tyrannid
Group relationships: Furnarius, Genus Furnarius

Definition of Ovenbird

1. n. Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests.

Definition of Ovenbird

1. Noun. Any of several birds ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ovenbird

1. an American songbird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ovenbird

1. Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests. In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; called also golden-crowned thrush. In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovenbird

ovels
oven
oven-proof
oven-ready
oven broil
oven dry ton
oven glove
oven gloves
oven mitt
oven mitts
oven stuffer
oven stuffer roaster
oven thermometer
ovenable
ovenbake
ovenbird (current term)
ovenbirds
ovenless
ovenlike
ovenproof
ovens
ovenware
ovenwares
ovenwood
ovenwoods
over
over(p)
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over-achiever
over-achievers

Literary usage of Ovenbird

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1. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1917)
"I have never heard its best musical efforts, for its notes seem to me harsh, like the familiar call of the ovenbird. ovenbird; Golden-crowned Thrush: ..."

2. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"MS. of Essay, "The ovenbird." 5 pages, 4to. Bound in lev. mor., gt. With ALSA, Feb. 9, '20. (883) $67.50. Severn (Joseph). ALS Rome, Sept. 19, 1821. ..."

3. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1897)
"I have never heard its best musical efforts, for its notes seem to me harsh, like the familiar call of the ovenbird. ovenbird; Golden-crowned Thrush: ..."

4. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"The ovenbird is a common summer resident of our woodlands throughout the state. It may be absent from certain restricted regions, but we have never visited ..."

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