Veery definition

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A reddish-brown thrush (Catharus fuscescens) of the Americas, having an indistinctly spotted breast.
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A small, brown and cream-colored thrush (Catharus fuscescens) of the E U.S.
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An American thrush (Turdus fuscescens) common in the Northern United States and Canada.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
veery
Plural:
veeries

Origin of veery

  • Possibly imitative of its song

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