Meaning of wren

wren

Pronunciation: (ren), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous small, active songbirds of the family Troglodytidae, esp. Troglodytes troglodytes, of the Northern Hemisphere, having dark-brown plumage barred with black and a short, upright tail. Cf.
  2. any of various similar, unrelated birds, esp. any of several Old World warblers.

Wren

Pronunciation: (ren), [key]
— n.
  1. 1632–1723, English architect.
  2. 1885–1941, English novelist.

Wren

Pronunciation: (ren), [key]
— n. Chiefly Brit. Informal.
  1. a member of the Wrens.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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