noun (plural veeries) Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1838 an American thrush (Catharus fuscescens) common in the eastern United States

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  • Veery — Veer y, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American thrush ({Turdus fuscescens}) common in the Northern United States and Canada. It is light tawny brown above. The breast is pale buff, thickly spotted with brown. Called also {Wilson s thrush}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veery — ☆ veery [vir′ē ] n. pl. veeries [prob. echoic] a small, brown and cream colored thrush (Catharus fuscescens) of the E U.S …   English World dictionary

  • Veery — Taxobox name = Veery status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Turdidae genus = Catharus species = C. fuscescens binomial = Catharus fuscescens binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • veery — rudagalvis trumpasnapis strazdas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Catharus fuscescens angl. veery vok. Wilsondrossel, f rus. бурый короткоклювый дрозд, m; вертлявый дрозд, m pranc. grive fauve, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • veery — /vear ee/, n., pl. veeries. a thrush, Catharus fuscescens, common in the eastern and northern U.S., noted for its song. Also called Wilson s thrush. [1830 40, Amer.; perh. VEER1 + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • veery — noun An American thrush (Turdus fuscescens) common in the Northern United States and Canada …   Wiktionary

  • veery — n. Wilson s thrush, golden brown thrush noted for its beautiful song and found in eastern United States (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • veery — every …   Anagrams dictionary

  • veery — [ vɪəri] noun (plural veeries) a North American woodland thrush with a brown back and speckled breast. [Catharus fuscescens.] Origin C19: perh. imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • veery — vee·ry …   English syllables

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