wood thrush

wood thrush
noun
large thrush common in eastern American woodlands; noted for its melodious song
Hypernyms: ↑thrush

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noun
1. : a large thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) of eastern No. America that is rusty brown on the head and back becoming olivaceous on the rump and tail, has the under parts white marked with large tear-shaped spots, frequents woods and thickets, and is noted for its loud clear song

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a large thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, common in woodlands of eastern North America, and noted for its melodious song. See illus. under thrush1.
[1785-95]

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wood thrush,
1. a thrush with a white, spotted breast, common in the thickets and woods of eastern North America; bellbird; song thrush. It is noted for its sweet song.
2. = missel thrush (locally in England and Scotland). (Cf.missel thrush)

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n. a thrush of eastern North America, with a brown back, rufous head, and dark-spotted white breast, and a loud liquid song. Hylocichla mustelina, subfamily Turdinae, family Muscicapidae

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  • Wood thrush — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood thrush — wood′ thrush n. orn a large, melodious thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, breeding in woodlands of E North America • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • wood thrush — ☆ wood thrush n. a large thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) of E North America, with a brown mantle and a white, dark spotted breast, that has a sweet, clear song …   English World dictionary

  • Wood Thrush — Taxobox name = Wood Thrush status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=51580|title=Hylocichla mustelina|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry contains justification for why species is… …   Wikipedia

  • wood thrush — amerikiniai miškiniai strazdai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Hylocichla angl. wood thrush vok. Walddrossel, f rus. древесный дрозд, m; лесной дрозд, m pranc. grive des bois, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • wood thrush — amerikinis miškinis strazdas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Hylocichla mustelina angl. wood thrush vok. Walddrossel, f rus. американский лесной дрозд, m; древесный дрозд, m; лесной древесный дрозд, m pranc. grive des… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • wood thrush — noun Date: 1791 a large woodland thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) of eastern North America that is rusty brown on the head and back, has white underparts marked with large black spots, and is noted for its loud clear song …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wood thrush — a large thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, common in woodlands of eastern North America, and noted for its melodious song. See illus. under thrush1. [1785 95] * * * One of the 11 species of thrushes (in the genus Hylocichla, or Catharus) called… …   Universalium

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood acid — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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