tree creeper

tree creeper
noun
1. any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet
Syn: ↑creeper
Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Certhiidae, ↑family Certhiidae
2. any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers
Syn: ↑woodhewer, ↑woodcreeper, ↑wood-creeper
Hypernyms: ↑tyrannid
Member Holonyms: ↑Dendrocolaptidae, ↑family Dendrocolaptidae

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noun
1. : a creeper of the family Certhiidae: as
a.
(1) : a common European creeper (Certhia familiaris) that is brown streaked with buff above and silvery below and that has a slender curved bill
(2) : the No. American brown creeper
b. : any of various Australian birds of the genus Climacteris
2. : woodhewer 1

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tree creeper noun
Any small northern hemisphere bird of the family Certhildae that runs up tree trunks in search of insects
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Main Entry:tree

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tree creeper,
any one of various small birds that creep up and down the branches of trees and bushes looking for food, as the brown creeper.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Tree creeper — Tree Tree (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tree creeper — Creeper Creep er (kr[=e]p [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, creeps; any creeping thing. [1913 Webster] Standing waters are most unwholesome, . . . full of mites, creepers; slimy, muddy, unclean. Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tree creeper. — See under creeper (def. 6). [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • tree creeper. — See under creeper (def. 6). [1805 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree-creeper — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bar-tailed Tree-creeper — Taxobox name = Bar tailed Tree creeper image caption = in Kullu Manali Distt. of Himachal Pradesh, India status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Certhiidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Rusty-flanked Tree-creeper — Taxobox name = Rusty flanked Tree creeper status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Certhiidae genus = Certhia species = C. nipalensis binomial = Certhia nipalensis… …   Wikipedia

  • Brown-throated Tree-creeper — Taxobox name = Brown throated Tree creeper status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Certhiidae genus = Certhia species = C. discolor binomial = Certhia discolor… …   Wikipedia

  • Papuan tree creeper — papuasinis netikrasis liputis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Climacteris placens; Cormobates placens angl. Papuan tree creeper vok. Papuabaumrutscher, m rus. папуанская ложнопищуха, f pranc. échelet papou, m ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Tree — (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree, oak, do ry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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