White's thrush


: a ground thrush (Zoothera dauma aurea) of eastern Asia that rarely straggles to Europe

Word History


after Gilbert White †1793 English clergyman and naturalist

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of White's thrush was in 1836

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“White's thrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/White%27s%20thrush. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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