Cape robin

noun

: a southern African songbird (Caffrornis caffra) of the family Turdidae that is dusky brown above fading to brownish red on the tail with an orange throat patch and pale or whitish underparts and that is common in settled areas where it feeds on insects and berries

Word History

Etymology

from Cape of Good Hope

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“Cape robin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20robin. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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