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turdine

[tur-dahyn, -din] /ˈtɜr daɪn, -dɪn/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the family Turdidae, comprising the true thrushes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin Turdinae subfamily name, equivalent to Turd(us) genus name (Latin: thrush) + -inae -inae; see -ine1
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turdine

/ˈtɜːdaɪn; -dɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of thrushes
Word Origin
C19: from Latin turdus thrush
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