thrush

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English[edit]

a Song Thrush
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Etymology 1[edit]

From a combination of Old English þrȳsce (from Proto-Germanic *þrūskijǭ) and Old English *þrēasce (attested in Anglian þrǣsce; from Proto-Germanic *þrauskǭ).

Noun[edit]

thrush (plural thrushes)

  1. Any of several species of songbirds of the family Turdidae, often with spotted underbellies such as the bluebird, nightingale, and American Robin have.
  2. (US, colloquial) A female singer.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain; perhaps compare Swedish torsk, Danish trøske.

Noun[edit]

thrush (plural thrushes)

  1. A fungal infection caused by Candida, now especially of the vagina; candidiasis.
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