Carolina wren

noun

Definition of Carolina wren

: a large wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) chiefly of eastern North America having a loud lively song

First Known Use of Carolina wren

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Carolina wren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carolina%20wren. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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