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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Orthotomus longicauda (0.00866 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Orthotomus longicauda Tailor \Tai"lor\, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF. taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Cf. Detail, Entail, Retail, Tally, n.] 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments. [1913 Webster] Well said, good woman's tailor . . . I would thou wert a man's tailor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring. (b) The silversides. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The goldfish. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Salt-water tailor (Zo["o]l.), the bluefish. [Local, U. S.] --Bartlett. Tailor bird (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to Orthotomus, Prinia, and allied genera. They are noted for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form nests. The common Indian species are Orthotomus longicauda , which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail coverts yellowish green, and the under parts white; and the golden-headed tailor bird (Orthotomus coronatus), which has the top of the head golden yellow and the back and wings pale olive-green. [1913 Webster]

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