1. [syn: veery, Wilson's thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Veery \Veer"y\, n. (Zool.)
An American thrush (Turdus fuscescens) common in the
Northern United States and Canada. It is light tawny brown
above. The breast is pale buff, thickly spotted with brown.
Called also Wilson's thrush.
Sometimes I hear the veery's clarion. --Thoreau.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: tawny brown North American thrush noted for its song [syn:
veery, Wilson's thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens]