any of a large family (Furnariidae) of Neotropical
passerine birds; esp., any of a genus (Furnarius
) that builds a two-chambered, dome-shaped, ovenlike nest from clay and dried
any of various other birds that build a domelike nest on the ground; esp., a North
warbler (Seiurus aurocapillus
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