noun \ˈren\

: a small bird with brown feathers and a short tail that points upward

Full Definition of WREN

:  any of a family (Troglodytidae) of small typically brownish oscine singing birds; especially :  a very small widely distributed bird (Troglodytes troglodytes) that has a short erect tail and is noted for its song
:  any of various small singing birds resembling the true wrens in size and habits

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Origin of WREN

Middle English wrenne, from Old English wrenna; akin to Old High German rentilo wren
First Known Use: before 12th century

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biographical name \ˈren\

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WREN Defined for Kids


noun \ˈren\

Definition of WREN for Kids

:  a small brown songbird with a short tail that points upward
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