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Definition: Canada robin
, n. [Properly a pet name for Robert, originally
meaning, famebright; F., fron OHG. Roudperht; ruod (in comp.;
akin to AS. hr?? glory, fame, Goth. hr?peigs victorius) +
beraht bright. See Bright
a clown.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small European singing bird (Erythacus rubecula
having a reddish breast; -- called also robin redbreast
, and ruddock
(b) An American singing bird (Merula migratoria
the breast chestnut, or dull red. The upper parts are
olive-gray, the head and tail blackish. Called also
, and migratory thrush
(c) Any one of several species of Australian warblers of the
, and allied genera; as,
the scarlet-breasted robin (Petroica mullticolor
(d) Any one of several Asiatic birds; as, the Indian robins.
See Indian robin
(Zo["o]l.), the robin snipe, or knot. See
. (Zo["o]l.) See Bluethroat
(Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird.
(Zo["o]l.), the Baltimore oriole.
(Zo["o]l.), the chewink.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
Asiatic saxoline birds of the genera Thamnobia
. They are mostly black, usually with some
white on the wings.
(Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic singing bird (Corsycus saularis
), having the back, head, neck, and breast black
glossed with blue, the wings black, and the belly white.
. (Bot.) See under Ragged
(Zo["o]l.), a small Asiatic singing bird
), somewhat resembling the
(a) The European robin.
(b) The American robin.
(c) The American bluebird.
(a) The red-breasted snipe, or dowitcher.
(b) The red-breasted sandpiper, or knot.
. (Bot.) See under Plantain
(a) Any one of several species of American gurnards of the
. They are excellent food fishes. Called
. The name is also applied to a European
(b) The red-breasted merganser, or sheldrake. [Local, U.S.]
(Zo["o]l.), a redstart (Ruticulla fuliginosa
), native of India.
A country in North America, bordering the United States on
the north. It is a federation which includes English-speaking
provinces and the French-speaking Province of Quebec.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
. See under Balsam
. (Zo["o]l.) See Wild goose
. See Whisky Jack
. (Zo["o]l.) See Lynx
. (Bot.) a plant of eastern North America
) having yellow or orange flowers with
dark spots; called also meadow lily
(Zo["o]l.) See Porcupine
, and Urson
(Bot.) See under Rick
(Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird.
cedar waxwing \ce“dar wax”wing\
, n. (Zo["o]l.)
a species of chatterer (Bombycilla cedrorum
) widely distributed over temperate North
America, so named from its frequenting cedar trees; -- called
also cedar bird
, cherry bird
, Canada robin
. It is a brownish bird about 7 inches
long, between the size of a robin and a sparrow, has a crest
on the head, a black face mask, and a yellow-tipped tail. The
name comes from the black color of the tips of the wings,
like that of a black sealing wax. They sometimes are seen in
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]