Meaning of thrush

thrush

Pronunciation: (thrush), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous, medium-sized songbirds of the family Turdinae, usually dull brown and often speckled below, and including many outstanding singers.
  2. any of various superficially similar birds, as the water thrushes.
  3. a female professional singer, esp. of popular songs.

thrush

Pronunciation: (thrush), [key]
— n.
  1. a disease, esp. in children, characterized by whitish spots and ulcers on the membranes of the mouth, fauces, etc., caused by a parasitic fungus, Candida albicans.
  2. (in horses) a diseased condition of the frog of the foot.
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