Harporhynchus rufus
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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  • Harporhynchus rufus — 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

  • Молотильщик — (Harporhynchus rufus) птица из семейства дроздов (Turdidae). У рода Harporhynchus, к которому относятся 7 сев. американских видов, в отличие от других дроздов, плюсна спереди покрыта отдельными щитками, клюв не короче головы и перед вершиной не… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • 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[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mocking thrush — 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}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thryothorus Ludovicianus — 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}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

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