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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A North American bird (Toxostoma rufum) related to the mockingbird and having a reddish-brown back and a dark-streaked breast.

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  • n. A songbird found in eastern USA, taxonomic name Toxostoma rufum, known for its large song repertoire

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  • n. common large songbird of eastern United States having reddish-brown plumage


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  • Each puddle seemed to be functioning as a bird bath, with a different species in each puddle: gray catbird, eastern kingbird, brown thrasher, common grackle, American goldfinch, American robin, several species of sparrow.

    bird baths in the road and other anomalies


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