a thrush, Catharus fuscescens, common in the eastern and northern U.S., noted for its song.
- Also called Wilson's thrush.
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How to use veery in a sentence
That day his brookside singer became the Song-sparrow; the brown triller, the veery Thrush.Two Little Savages | Ernest Thompson Seton
Call, a liquid puit; song, suggesting both that of Hermit Thrush and the veery.Color Key to North American Birds | Frank M. Chapman
One more phase of veery character I was surprised and delighted to learn.Little Brothers of the Air | Olive Thorne Miller
The veery, in common with a large number of other birds, builds a nest open at the top.The Bird Study Book | Thomas Gilbert Pearson
The veery's common call is a clearly whistled wheé-you, quite unlike the quirt or pit-pit of the Wood Thrush.What Bird is That? | Frank M. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for veery
a tawny brown North American thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens, with a slightly spotted grey breast
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