Mocking wren
Mocking Mock"ing, a. Imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision; mimicking; derisive. [1913 Webster]

{Mocking thrush} (Zo["o]l.), any species of the genus {Harporhynchus}, as the brown thrush ({Harporhynchus rufus}).

{Mocking wren} (Zo["o]l.), any American wren of the genus {Thryothorus}, esp. {Thryothorus Ludovicianus}. [1913 Webster]


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