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thrush

noun uk   us   /θrʌʃ/

thrush noun (BIRD)

[C] (also song thrush) a brown bird with a pale breast with spots on it that is known for its singing

thrush noun (INFECTION)

[U] an infection of the vagina or mouth
Translations of “thrush”
in Korean 개똥지빠귀…
in Arabic طائر السُّمنة…
in Portuguese tordo, sabiá…
in Catalan tord…
in Japanese ツグミ(鳥の一種)…
in Italian tordo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 畫眉鳥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 画眉鸟…
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