ant thrush definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two insectivorous thrushes: Neocossyphus rufus (the red-tailed ant thrush) and Neocossyphus poensis (the white-tailed ant thrush).
    • See Ant thrush, Breve, and Pitta.
    • a kind of antbird
    • Either of two insectivorous thrushes: Neocossyphus rufus (the red-tailed ant-thrush) and Neocossyphus poensis (the white-tailed ant-thrush).
    • See ant-thrush, Breve, and Pitta.
    • a type of antbird
  • others:
    • One of several species of tropical wild birds, of Old World, associated with genus Pitta, somewhat resembling the thrushes, and feeding mainly on ants.
    • See Ant bird, under ant.
    • one of many species of tropical birds, regarding the old-world, of the genus Pitta, notably resembling the thrushes, and feeding chiefly on ants.
    • See Ant bird, under ant.
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