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Definition of Wren

Wren
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 Wren from wikipedia

- Wrens are a family of brown p****erine birds in the predominantly New World family Troglodytidae. The family includes 88 species divided into 19 genera...
- Wrens are p****erine birds in the mainly New World family Troglodytidae. Wren may also refer to: Birds in Troglodytidae: Since the Eurasian wren is the...
- Sir Christopher Wren PRS FRS (/rɛn/; 30 October 1632 [O.S. 20 October] – 8 March 1723 [O.S. 25 February]) was one of the most highly acclaimed English...
- Wren is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Surname: Alan Wren (born 1964), English rock drummer Bob Wren (born 1974)...
- The Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) is a very small insectivorous bird, and the only member of the wren family Troglodytidae found in Eurasia and...
- Play media The Carolina wren (Thryothorus ludovici****) is a common species of wren that is a resident in the eastern half of the United States of America...
- Wren & Martin refers to a single book High School English Grammar and Composition or collectively, a series of English grammar textbooks written jointly...
- The house wren (Troglodytes aedon) is a very small songbird of the wren family, Troglodytidae. It occurs from Canada to southernmost South America, and...
- The marsh wren (Cistothorus palustris) is a small North American songbird of the wren family. It is sometimes called the long-billed marsh wren to distinguish...
- The rock wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) is a small songbird of the wren family native to South America and western North America. It is the only species...