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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a North American thrush (Catharus guttatus) with a brown body, spotted breast, and reddish-brown tail
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A North American bird (Catharus guttatus) having brownish plumage, a spotted breast, a reddish tail, and a distinctive melodious song.