Robin meaning

rŏbĭn
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A comic book superhero, the sidekick of Batman; also the Boy Wonder.
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Any of various birds resembling a robin.
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A male given name.
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(soccer) Someone connected with any number of sports teams known as the Robins, as a fan, player, coach etc.
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A North American songbird (Turdus migratorius) having a rust-red breast and gray and black upper plumage.
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A small songbird (Erithacus rubecula) of Eurasia and Africa having olive-brown upper plumage and a conspicuous orange breast and face.
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A North American thrush (Turdus migratorius) with a dull-red breast and belly.
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A small European thrush (Erithacus rubecula) with an orangish-red breast and face.
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(person, proper) A feminine and masculine name.
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Various passerine birds (about 100 species) of the families Muscicapidae, Turdidae and Petroicidae (formerly Eopsaltridae), typically with a red breast.
  • A European robin; Erithacus rubecula.
  • An American robin; Turdus migratorius.
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A female given name, also associated with the bird robin.
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(rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname.
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Origin of robin

  • Short for Robin Redbreast from Middle English Robin personal name from Old French diminutive of Robert

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of Robert

    From Wiktionary