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laughing thrush

Syllabification: laugh·ing thrush

Definition of laughing thrush in English:

noun

A gregarious thrushlike babbler of South and Southeast Asia, typically with dark gray or brown plumage and a boldly marked head, and having a cackling call.
  • Genus Garrulax, family Timaliidae: many species
Example sentences
  • Thrushes, starlings, mynahs cannot digest carbohydrate, laughing-thrushes can - so they make better use of whatever you feed them.
  • I have visited his place several times and he does have two established pairs of Laughing Thrushes, they are beauties and have the best calls.
  • Only then we realised that they were not real thrushes but chestnut-crowned laughing-thrushes.

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