water thrush

or wa·ter·thrush


noun

either of two North American warblers, Seirus noveboracensis or S. motacilla, usually living near streams.

Origin of water thrush

First recorded in 1660–70
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water thrush


noun

either of two North American warblers, Seiurus motacilla or S. noveboracensis, having a brownish back and striped underparts and tending to occur near water
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