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

  • n. A large plump thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) of wooded areas of eastern North America, having a reddish-brown head and a spotted cream-colored breast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The missel thrush.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mistle-thrnsh.
  • n. In the United States, Turdus (Hylocichla) mustelinus, a beautiful thrush of a russet hue above, passing into olivaceous on the rump and tail, the under parts pure white or faintly tinged with buff on the breast, with a profusion of arrow-headed blackish spots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large thrush common in eastern American woodlands; noted for its melodious song


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