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English → English (gcide) Definition: Shrike thrush Shrike \Shrike\, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See Shriek, v. i.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family Laniid[ae], having a strong hooked bill, toothed at the tip. Most shrikes are insectivorous, but the common European gray shrike (Lanius excubitor), the great northern shrike (L. borealis), and several others, kill mice, small birds, etc., and often impale them on thorns, and are, on that account called also butcher birds. See under Butcher. [1913 Webster] Note: The ant shrikes, or bush shrikes, are clamatorial birds of the family Formicarid[ae]. The cuckoo shrikes of the East Indies and Australia are Oscines of the family Campephagid[ae]. The drongo shrikes of the same regions belong to the related family Dicrurid[ae]. See Drongo. [1913 Webster] Crow shrike. See under Crow. Shrike thrush. (a) Any one of several species of Asiatic timaline birds of the genera Thamnocataphus, Gampsorhynchus, and allies. (b) Any one of several species of shrikelike Australian singing birds of the genus Colluricincla. Shrike tit. (a) Any one of several Australian birds of the genus Falcunculus, having a strong toothed bill and sharp claws. They creep over the bark of trees, like titmice, in search of insects. (b) Any one of several species of small Asiatic birds belonging to Allotrius, Pteruthius, Cutia, Leioptila, and allied genera, related to the true tits. Called also hill tit. Swallow shrike. See under Swallow. [1913 Webster] Thrush \Thrush\, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. Throstle.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs. [1913 Webster] Note: Among the best-known European species are the song thrush or throstle (Turdus musicus), the missel thrush (see under Missel), the European redwing, and the blackbird. The most important American species are the wood thrush (Turdus mustelinus), Wilson's thrush (Turdus fuscescens), the hermit thrush (see under Hermit), Swainson's thrush (Turdus Alici[ae]), and the migratory thrush, or American robin (see Robin). [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds more or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush (or thrasher). See Brown thrush. [1913 Webster] Ant thrush. See Ant thrush, Breve, and Pitta. Babbling thrush, any one of numerous species of Asiatic timaline birds; -- called also babbler. Fruit thrush, any species of bulbul. Shrike thrush. See under Shrike. Stone thrush, the missel thrush; -- said to be so called from its marbled breast. Thrush nightingale. See Nightingale, 2. Thrush tit, any one of several species of Asiatic singing birds of the genus Cochoa. They are beautifully colored birds allied to the tits, but resembling thrushes in size and habits. Water thrush. (a) The European dipper. (b) An American warbler (Seiurus Noveboracensis). [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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