Definición de mockingbird en inglés:

mockingbird

Silabificación: mock·ing·bird
Pronunciación: /ˈmäkiNGˌbərd
 
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sustantivo

A long-tailed thrushlike songbird with grayish plumage, found mainly in tropical America and noted for its mimicry of the calls and songs of other birds.
  • Family Mimidae (the mockingbird family): three genera and several species, especially the northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) of North America. The mockingbird family also includes the catbirds, thrashers, and tremblers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Francis gives a similar explanation for the exceptional mimicry of mockingbirds, suggesting that mimicry itself was not favored by natural selection.
  • Although first cousin to the melodious mockingbird, a catbird's song is seldom musical.
  • In Massachusetts winter residents include chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, titmice, cardinals, and mockingbirds.

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Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal