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water thrush

wa·ter thrush
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er thruhsh]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər θrʌʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er thruhsh]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər θrʌʃ/

Definitions of water thrush words

  • noun water thrush either of two North American warblers, Seirus noveboracensis or S. motacilla, usually living near streams. 1
  • noun water thrush either of two North American warblers, Seiurus motacilla or S. noveboracensis, having a brownish back and striped underparts and tending to occur near water 0

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Origin of water thrush

First appearance:

before 1660
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1660-70

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Parts of speech for Water thrush

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water thrush popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water thrush usage trend in Literature

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