from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thrushlike North American warbler (Seiurus aurocapillus) having a shrill call and characteristically building a domed, oven-shaped nest on the ground. Also called teacher bird.
- n. Any of various South American birds of the family Furnariidae, especially of the genus Furnarius.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several birds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
- n. In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; -- called also golden-crowned thrush.
- n. In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The golden-crowned thrush, Siurus auricapillus, an oscine passerine bird of the family Mniotiltidæ: so called from the fact that its nest is arched or roofed over like an oven.
- n. Any bird of the South American family Furnariidæ, which builds a domed or oven-like nest. See cut under Furnarius.
- n. The long-tailed titmouse, Acredula rosea.
- n. The willow-warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus. Also called ground-oven and oven-tit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. American warbler; builds a dome-shaped nest on the ground
- n. small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests
From its oven-shaped nest.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)