brown thrasher
Brown thrush Brown" thrush" (Zo["o]l.) A common American singing bird ({Harporhynchus rufus}), allied to the mocking bird; -- also called {brown thrasher}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Brown Thrasher — Taxobox name = Brown Thrasher status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 230px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Mimidae genus = Toxostoma species = T. rufum binomial = Toxostoma rufum… …   Wikipedia

  • brown thrasher — noun common large songbird of eastern United States having reddish brown plumage • Syn: ↑brown thrush, ↑Toxostoma rufums • Hypernyms: ↑thrasher, ↑mocking thrush * * * noun : the common thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) of the ea …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown thrasher — rudoji pašaipa statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Toxostoma rufum angl. brown thrasher vok. Rote Spottdrossel, f rus. коричневый кривоклювый пересмешник, m pranc. moqueur roux, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pašaipos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • brown thrasher — a common large songbird, Toxostoma rufum, of the eastern U.S., having reddish brown plumage. Also called brown thrush. [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Brown-headed Cowbird — Adult male Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • thrasher — ☆ thrasher thrasher1 [thrash′ər] n. a person or thing that thrashes thrasher2 [thrash′ər] n. [E dial. thresher, prob. akin to THRUSH ] any of a group of gray to brownish American passerine birds (family Mimidae) with a long, stiff tail and a long …   English World dictionary

  • Brown thrush — (Zo[ o]l.) A common American singing bird ({Harporhynchus rufus}), allied to the mocking bird; also called {brown thrasher}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrasher — Taxobox name = Thrashers image width = 230px image caption = Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Mimidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Allenia Margarops… …   Wikipedia

  • thrasher — /thrash euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that thrashes. 2. any of several long tailed, thrushlike birds, esp. of the genus Toxostoma, related to the mockingbirds. Cf. brown thrasher. 3. thresher (def. 2). [1350 1400; ME; see THRASH, ER1] * * * Any… …   Universalium

  • brown thrush — noun common large songbird of eastern United States having reddish brown plumage • Syn: ↑brown thrasher, ↑Toxostoma rufums • Hypernyms: ↑thrasher, ↑mocking thrush * * * brown thrush, = brown thrasher. (Cf. ↑brown thrasher) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”