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Definition: Turdus fuscescens
, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin
to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf.
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.
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
), the hermit thrush (see under
), Swainson's thrush (Turdus Alici[ae]
the migratory thrush, or American robin (see Robin
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
. See Ant thrush
, and Pitta
, any one of numerous species of Asiatic
timaline birds; -- called also babbler
, any species of bulbul.
. See under Shrike
, the missel thrush; -- said to be so called
from its marbled breast.
. See Nightingale
, 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
(a) The European dipper.
(b) An American warbler (Seiurus Noveboracensis
, n. (Zo["o]l.)
An American thrush (Turdus fuscescens
) common in the
Northern United States and Canada. It is light tawny brown
above. The breast is pale buff, thickly spotted with brown.
Called also Wilson's thrush
Sometimes I hear the veery's clarion. --Thoreau.