hermit thrush

noun

Definition of hermit thrush

: a thrush (Hylocichla guttata faxoni) of eastern North America that is dull brown above becoming rufous on the tail and spotted on the breast and is noted for its song broadly : any of several related thrushes of western North America

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“Hermit thrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hermit%20thrush. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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