Definitions for catbirdˈkætˌbɜrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cat•birdˈkætˌbɜrd(n.)

  1. a songbird with catlike vocalizations, esp. a common slate-colored member of the mockingbird family, Dumetella carolinensis, inhabiting the E and central U.S.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of catbird:

1700–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bowerbird, catbird(noun)

    any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females

  2. catbird, grey catbird, gray catbird, Dumetella carolinensis(noun)

    North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewing

Wiktionary

  1. catbird(Noun)

    Either of two species of American mockingbird relatives, the grey catbird and the black catbird.

  2. catbird(Noun)

    Either of four species of Australasian bowerbirds of the genera Ailuroedus and Scenopooetes.

  3. catbird(Noun)

    A babbler-like bird from eastern Africa, Parophasma galinieri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Catbird(noun)

    an American bird (Galeoscoptes Carolinensis), allied to the mocking bird, and like it capable of imitating the notes of other birds, but less perfectly. Its note resembles at times the mewing of a cat

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  1. Catbird

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