ground robin
Chewink Che"wink, n. (Zo["o]l.) An american bird ({Pipilo erythrophthalmus}) of the Finch family, so called from its note; -- called also {rufous-sided towhee}, {towhee}, {towhee bunting} and {ground robin}. [Also spelled {cheewink}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Ground robin — Robin Rob in, n. [Properly a pet name for Robert, originally meaning, famebright; F., fron OHG. Roudperht; ruod (in comp.; akin to AS. hr?? glory, fame, Goth. hr?peigs victorius) + beraht bright. See {Bright}, {Hob} a clown.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ground robin — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ground-robin — groundˈ robin noun The chewink • • • Main Entry: ↑ground …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground robin — noun : towhee * * * towhee. [1785 95, Amer.] * * * ground robin, = towhee. (Cf. ↑towhee) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground robin — towhee. [1785 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Olive-flanked Ground Robin — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Lesser Ground-robin — Taxobox name = Lesser Ground robin status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Petroicidae genus = Amalocichla species = A. incerta binomial = Amalocichla incerta… …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Ground-robin — Taxobox name = Greater Ground robin status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Petroicidae genus = Amalocichla species = A. sclateriana binomial = Amalocichla… …   Wikipedia

  • lesser ground-robin — mažoji Naujosios Gvinėjos liepsnelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amalocichla incerta angl. lesser ground robin vok. Kleine Pittadrossel, f rus. малый новогвинейский дрозд, m pranc. petite pseudobrève, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • greater ground-robin — didžioji Naujosios Gvinėjos liepsnelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Amalocichla sclateriana angl. greater ground robin vok. Große Pittadrossel, f rus. большой новогвинейский дрозд, m pranc. grande pseudobrève, f ryšiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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