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Meaning of THRUSH

Pronunciation:  thrush

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
  2. [n]  (informal) a woman who sings popular songs
  3. [n]  candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults
 

THRUSH is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: American robin, blackbird, bluebird, bluethroat, candidiasis, chat, clay-colored robin, Erithacus rubecola, Erithacus svecicus, European blackbird, family Turdidae, fieldfare, hermit thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens, Hylocichla guttata, Hylocichla mustelina, Luscinia luscinia, Luscinia megarhynchos, mavis, merl, merle, missel thrush, mistle thrush, mistletoe thrush, monilia disease, moniliasis, nightingale, Old World chat, Old World robin, oscine, oscine bird, ousel, ouzel, redbreast, redstart, redtail, redwing, ring blackbird, ring ouzel, ring thrush, robin, robin redbreast, singer, snowbird, solitaire, song thrush, throstle, thrush nightingale, Turdidae, Turdus grayi, Turdus iliacus, Turdus merula, Turdus migratorius, Turdus philomelos, Turdus pilaris, Turdus torquatus, Turdus viscivorus, veery, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer, wheatear, Wilson's thrush, wood thrush

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Thrush\, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin
    to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf.
    {Throstle}.]
    1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds
       belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted
       for the sweetness of their songs.
    
    Note: Among the best-known European species are the song
          thrush or throstle ({Turdus musicus}), the missel
          thrush (see under {Missel}), the European redwing, and
          the blackbird. The most important American species are
          the wood thrush ({Turdus mustelinus}), Wilson's thrush
          ({T. fuscescens}), the hermit thrush (see under
          {Hermit}), Swainson's thrush ({T. Alici[ae]}), and the
          migratory thrush, or American robin (see {Robin}).
    
    2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds
       more or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or
       habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush
       (or thrasher). See {Brown thrush}.
    
    {Ant thrush}. See {Ant thrush}, {Breve}, and {Pitta}.
    
    {Babbling thrush}, any one of numerous species of Asiatic
       timaline birds; -- called also {babbler}.
    
    {Fruit thrush}, any species of bulbul.
    
    {Shrike thrush}. See under {Shrike}.
    
    {Stone thrush}, the missel thrush; -- said to be so called
       from its marbled breast.
    
    {Thrush nightingale}. See {Nightingale}, 2.
    
    {Thrush tit}, any one of several species of Asiatic singing
       birds of the genus {Cochoa}. They are beautifully colored
       birds allied to the tits, but resembling thrushes in size
       and habits.
    
    {Water thrush}.
       (a) The European dipper.
       (b) An American warbler ({Seiurus Noveboracensis}).
    
    
  2. \Thrush\, n. [Akin to Dan. tr["o]ske, Sw. trosk; cf. Dan.
    t["o]r dry, Sw. torr, Icel. [thorn]urr, AS. [thorn]yrr, OE.
    thrust thrist, E. thrist.]
    1. (Med.) An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in
       newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called
       aphth[ae]. See {Aphth[ae]}.
    
    2. (Far.) An inflammatory and suppurative affection of the
       feet in certain animals. In the horse it is in the frog.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Fungus infection of the mouth.
 

 

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