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EnglishEdit

 
a Song Thrush
 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English thrusche, þrusch, þresche, from a combination of Old English þrysċe (from Proto-Germanic *þruskijǭ, a diminutive of Proto-Germanic *þruskō) and Old English þræsċe (from Proto-Germanic *þrauskǭ and/or *þrastuz); all from Proto-Indo-European *trosdos (thrush). Cognate with German Drossel, Old Norse þrǫstr, Latin turdus, Lithuanian strazdas (thrush), Middle Irish truid, Welsh drdwy (starling), Old Church Slavonic дрозгъ (drozgŭ), Russian дрозд (drozd).

NounEdit

thrush (plural thrushes)

  1. Any of several species of songbirds of the family Turdidae, often with spotted underbellies such as the bluebird, nightingale, and American robin have.
  2. (US, colloquial) A female singer.
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Etymology 2Edit

Origin uncertain; perhaps compare Icelandic þröstur, Danish trøske, from Proto-Germanic *þrastuz, from Proto-Indo-European *trosdos.

NounEdit

thrush (plural thrushes)

  1. A fungal infection caused by Candida, now especially of the vagina; candidiasis.
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