rock wren


noun

an American wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, inhabiting the foothills, badlands, and mesa country of the western U.S. and Mexico.

Nearby words

  1. rock tripe,
  2. rock up,
  3. rock wall,
  4. rock wallaby,
  5. rock wool,
  6. rock'n'roll,
  7. rock-'n'-roll,
  8. rock-a-bye,
  9. rock-and-roll,
  10. rock-bottom

Origin of rock wren

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

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