Bicknell's thrush

noun

Bick·​nell's thrush
ˈbik-nəlz-,
-ˌnelz-
variants or less commonly bicknell thrush
ˈbik-nəl-,
-ˌnel-
: a small slender-billed thrush (Hylocichla minima bicknelli) of upland areas of northeastern North America that is olive-brown above and buffy-white below

Word History

Etymology

probably after Eugene P. Bicknell †1925 American botanist and ornithologist

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“Bicknell's thrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bicknell%27s%20thrush. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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