thrush

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: thrush

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songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
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candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: thrush
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n songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast

Types:
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Turdus viscivorus, missel thrush, mistle thrush, mistletoe thrush
large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries
Turdus philomelos, mavis, song thrush, throstle
common Old World thrush noted for its song
Turdus pilaris, fieldfare, snowbird
medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter
Turdus iliacus, redwing
small European thrush having reddish flanks
European blackbird, Turdus merula, blackbird, merl, merle, ousel, ouzel
common black European thrush
Turdus torquatus, ring blackbird, ring ouzel, ring thrush
European thrush common in rocky areas; the male has blackish plumage with a white band around the neck
American robin, Turdus migratorius, robin
large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen
Turdus greyi, clay-colored robin
robin of Mexico and Central America
Hylocichla guttata, hermit thrush
North American thrush noted for its complex and appealing song
Hylocichla fuscescens, Wilson's thrush, veery
tawny brown North American thrush noted for its song
Hylocichla mustelina, wood thrush
large thrush common in eastern American woodlands; noted for its melodious song
Luscinia megarhynchos, nightingale
European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
Luscinia luscinia, thrush nightingale
large nightingale of eastern Europe
Old World chat, chat
songbirds having a chattering call
solitaire
a dull grey North American thrush noted for its beautiful song
redstart, redtail
European songbird with a reddish breast and tail; related to Old World robins
wheatear
small songbird of northern America and Eurasia having a distinctive white rump
bluebird
blue North American songbird
Erithacus rubecola, Old World robin, redbreast, robin, robin redbreast
small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
Erithacus svecicus, bluethroat
songbird of northern Europe and Asia
bulbul
nightingale spoken of in Persian poetry
Saxicola torquata, stonechat
common European chat with black plumage and a reddish-brown breast
Saxicola rubetra, whinchat
brown-and-buff European songbird of grassy meadows
Type of:
oscine, oscine bird
passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

n a woman who sings popular songs

Type of:
singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
a person who sings
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n candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults

Type of:
candidiasis, monilia disease, moniliasis
an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
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