Meaning of robin


Pronunciation: (rob'in), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several small Old World birds having a red or reddish breast, esp. Erithacus rubecula, of Europe.
  2. a large American thrush, Turdus migratorius, having a chestnut-red breast and abdomen.
  3. any of several similar thrushes of the New World tropics, not necessarily having reddish underparts, as T. grayiof Mexico and Central America. Also called


Pronunciation: (rob'in), [key]
— n.
  1. a male or female given name: derived from Robert.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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