Hylocichla

noun Hy·lo·cich·la \ˌhīlōˈsiklə\

Definition of Hylocichla

  1. :  a genus of thrushes containing the wood thrush, hermit thrush, veery, and other American species

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Origin and Etymology of hylocichla

New Latin, from hyl- + Greek kichlē thrush; akin to Greek chelidōn swallow — more at celandine


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