Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Turdidae — the thrushes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of singing birds including the true thrushes.

Etymologies

From Latin turdus ("thrush"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.