water thrush

or wa·ter·thrush

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. water supply,
  2. water system,
  3. water table,
  4. water target,
  5. water taxi,
  6. water tiger,
  7. water torture,
  8. water tower,
  9. water trap,
  10. water treatment

Origin of water thrush

First recorded in 1660–70

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British Dictionary definitions for water thrush

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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