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Malurus cyaneus
Wren Wren (r[e^]n), n. [OE. wrenne, AS. wrenna, wr[ae]nna, perhaps akin to wr[=ae]ne lascivious.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging to Troglodytes and numerous allied of the family Troglodytid[ae]. Note: Among the species best known are the house wren (Troglodytes a["e]don) common in both Europe and America, and the American winter wren (T. hiemalis). See also Cactus wren, Marsh wren, and Rock wren, under Cactus, Marsh, and Rock. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small singing birds more or less resembling the true wrens in size and habits. Note: Among these are several species of European warblers; as, the reed wren (see Reed warbler (a), under Reed), the sedge wren (see Sedge warbler, under Sedge), the willow wren (see Willow warbler, under Willow), the golden-crested wren, and the ruby-crowned wren (see Kinglet). Ant wren, any one of numerous South American birds of the family Formicarid[ae], allied to the ant thrushes. Blue wren, a small Australian singing bird (Malurus cyaneus), the male of which in the breeding season is bright blue. Called also superb warbler. Emu wren. See in the Vocabulary. Wren babbler, any one of numerous species of small timaline birds belonging to Alcippe, Stachyris, Timalia, and several allied genera. These birds are common in Southern Asia and the East Indies. Wren tit. See Ground wren, under Ground. Wren warbler, any one of several species of small Asiatic and African singing birds belonging to Prinia and allied genera. These birds are closely allied to the tailor birds, and build their nests in a similar manner. See also Pincpinc.

Meaning of Malurus from wikipedia

- belonging to the genus Malurus including: Wallace's fairywren (as Malurus wallacei and Malurus wallacii) Broad-billed fairywren (as Malurus grayi) Campbell's...
- scientific name of Malurus pectoralis and vernacular name of banded superb-warbler. Though he correctly placed it in the genus Malurus, the specific name...
- specimen from central Queensland the name Malurus brownii, honouring botanist Robert Brown. John Gould described Malurus cruentatus in 1840 from a short-tailed...
- avoiding close inbreeding. In some species, such as the splendid fairywren (Malurus splendens), females benefit by mating with multiple males, thus producing...
- The superb fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) is a p****erine bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae, and is common and familiar across south-eastern...
- The white-winged fairywren (Malurus leucopterus) is a species of p****erine bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It lives in the drier parts...
- fairywren (Malurus coronatus) is a species of bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It is the largest of the eleven species in the genus Malurus and...
- fairywren and Campbell's fairywren, both formerly lumped together in the genus Malurus, to lie in a clade with the two other monospecific New Guinea genera and...
- The red-winged fairywren (Malurus elegans) is a species of p****erine bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It is non-migratory and endemic...
- The emperor fairywren (Malurus cyanocephalus) is a species of bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It is found in New Guinea in its natural...
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