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ˈθræʃ ərThrash·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thresher, thrasher, threshing machinenoun

    a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw

  2. thrasher, mocking thrushnoun

    thrush-like American songbird able to mimic other birdsongs

  3. thresher, thrasher, thresher shark, fox shark, Alopius vulpinusnoun

    large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed

Wiktionary

  1. thrashernoun

    One who thrashes.

  2. thrashernoun

    Any of several New World passerine songbirds, of the genus Toxostoma, that have a long, downward-curved beak

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrashernoun

    alt. of Thresher

Freebase

  1. Thrasher

    Thrashers are a New World group of passerine birds related to mockingbirds and New World catbirds. Like these, they are in the Mimidae family. There are 15 species in one large and 4 monotypic genera. These do not form a clade but are a phenetic assemblage. It is rather likely than not — though by no means robustly supported — that the Sage Thrasher is a basal lineage among a group also consisting of mockingbirds and Toxostoma thrashers. The Caribbean thrashers occupy varying positions in an assemblage consisting of them, the tremblers, and the New World catbirds. Here, the White-breasted Thrasher appears to be quite basal though it is impossible to place it anywhere with certainty, whereas the Pearly-eyed Thrasher is probably quite close to the tremblers. Their common name describes the behaviour of these birds when searching for food on the ground: they use their long bills to "thrash" through dirt or dead leaves. All of these birds eat insects and several species also eat berries.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thrasher

    thrash′ėr, n. an American throstle or thrush, the brown thrush or sandy mocking-bird.—Also Thresh′er.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. thrasher

    A species of shark with a long tail, Carcharias vulpes. Also applied to a kind of grampus, which was supposed to attack the whale by leaping out of the water and inflicting blows with its powerful tail.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thrasher in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thrasher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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