Definition of hermit thrush in English:

hermit thrush

Syllabification: her·mit thrush

noun

  • A small migratory North American thrush, noted for its melodious song.
    • Catharus guttatus, subfamily Turdinae, family Muscicapidae
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    • How often I have longed to hear the hermit thrush, wood thrush and veery blend their ethereal voices together again!
    • Some have argued that the wood thrush's close relative, the hermit thrush, is the better singer, but the hermit thrush's ethereal song strikes me as too heavenly.
    • Walking among them on a summer day, you might hear the diaphanous song of a hermit thrush - if the motorboats buzzing up and down the river don't drown out the bird's voice.

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