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sedge wren

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noun
  1. a small wren, Cistothorus platensis, of the Americas, inhabiting wet, sedgy meadows.
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Origin of sedge wren

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Historical Examples

  • Sedge′-hen, a marsh-hen; Sedge′-war′bler, a reed-warbler, the sedge-wren.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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