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brown thrasher

noun
1.
a common large songbird, Toxostoma rufum, of the eastern U.S., having reddish-brown plumage.
Also called brown thrush.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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  • brown thrasher perched on a limb in dense forest thicket.
  • Buster is designed in the likeness of the state bird, the brown thrasher.

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