Carolina wren
noun Date: 1868 a large wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) chiefly of eastern North America having a loud lively song

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  • Carolina Wren — Taxobox name = Carolina Wren image width = 260px status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Troglodytidae genus = Thryothorus (but see text) genus authority = species = T …   Wikipedia

  • Carolina wren — noun large United States wren with a musical call • Syn: ↑Thryothorus ludovicianus • Hypernyms: ↑wren, ↑jenny wren • Member Holonyms: ↑Thryothorus, ↑genus Thryothorus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carolina wren — karolininė krūmyninė karietaitė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Thryothorus ludovicianus angl. Carolina wren vok. Carolinazaunkönig, m rus. каролинский кустарниковый крапивник, m pranc. troglodyte de Caroline, m ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Carolina wren — noun A common species of wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) found throughout the eastern United States and nearby areas. It is the state bird of South Carolina …   Wiktionary

  • Carolina wren — a large wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus, of the U.S., having a musical call. [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Carolina Wren Press — is a literary small press publisher based in Durham, North Carolina, founded in 1976.The press mainly publishes poetry (both full collections, and limited edition chapbooks), but also publishes fiction and nonfiction, and has published an… …   Wikipedia

  • wren´like´ — wren «rehn», noun. 1. a small brown or grayish songbird with rounded wings, a slender bill, and a short tail, often held erect, such as the house wren and the Carolina wren of North America. Wrens often build their nests near houses. 2. any one… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wren — Taxobox name = Wrens image width = 240px image caption = Winter Wren ( Troglodytes troglodytes ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Troglodytidae familia authority = Swainson, 1832… …   Wikipedia

  • wren — /ren/, n. 1. any of numerous small, active songbirds of the family Troglodytidae, esp. Troglodytes troglodytes, of the Northern Hemisphere, having dark brown plumage barred with black and a short, upright tail. Cf. house wren, marsh wren, rock… …   Universalium

  • Wren — /ren/, n. 1. Sir Christopher, 1632 1723, English architect. 2. Percival Christopher, 1885 1941, English novelist. /ren/, n. (sometimes l.c.) Chiefly Brit. Informal. a member of the Wrens. [1915 20] * * * Any of 59 species (family Troglodytidae)… …   Universalium

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