Thrush

Definition of Thrush

n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs.
2.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds more or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush (or thrasher). See Brown thrush.
Ant thrush
See Ant thrush, Breve, and Pitta.
Babbling thrush
any one of numerous species of Asiatic timaline birds; - called also babbler.
Fruit thrush
any species of bulbul.
Shrike thrush
See under Shrike.
Stone thrush
the missel thrush; - said to be so called from its marbled breast.
Thrush nightingale
See Nightingale, 2.
Thrush tit
any one of several species of Asiatic singing birds of the genus Cochoa. They are beautifully colored birds allied to the tits, but resembling thrushes in size and habits.
Water thrush
a - The European dipper.
b - An American warbler (Seiurus Noveboracensis).
1.(Med.) An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called aphthæ. See Aphthæ.
2.(Far.) An inflammatory and suppurative affection of the feet in certain animals. In the horse it is in the frog.

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