roodborstlijster

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Dutch[edit]

A roodborstlijster, robin

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈroːtbɔrstlɛi̯stər/
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  • Hyphenation: rood‧borst‧lijs‧ter

Etymology[edit]

From rood (red) +‎ borst (breast, chest) +‎ lijster (thrush).

Noun[edit]

roodborstlijster f (plural roodborstlijsters, diminutive roodborstlijstertje n)

  1. (zoology) Turdus migratorius, a thrush species (after a charactistic red chest) robin (not the more common, smaller namesake)

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