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veery

[veer-ee] /ˈvɪər i/
noun, plural veeries.
1.
a thrush, Catharus fuscescens, common in the eastern and northern U.S., noted for its song.
Also called Wilson's thrush.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; perhaps veer1 + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for veery

veery

/ˈvɪərɪ/
noun (pl) veeries
1.
a tawny brown North American thrush, Hylocichla fuscescens, with a slightly spotted grey breast
Word Origin
C19: probably imitative of its note
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