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varied thrush


noun

a plump thrush, Ixoreus naevius, of western North America, resembling a robin with a dark band across the chest.

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Nearby words

varicosity, varicotomy, varicula, varicule, varied, varied thrush, variedly, variegate, variegate porphyria, variegated, variegation

Origin of varied thrush

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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