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blue t(h)rasher

(Inagua); blue thrusher (White) [cf. Brit. dial. South thresher, thrusher; US thrasher all thrush OED] n. I. the red-legged thrush, Mimocichla plumbea: 1880 (Cory 45). = BLUE JANE, SPANISH THRASHER

2. the gray catbird, Dumetella carolinensis: 1975 (Brudenell 91).

Tags: animal, bird, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-08 10:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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