Definition of veery
: an American thrush (Catharus fuscescens) common in the eastern U.S.
Origin and Etymology of veery
probably imitative of its downward-spiraling song
First Known Use: 1838See Words from the same year
Learn More about veery
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up veery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).