Definition of Towhee

1. Noun. Any of numerous long-tailed American finches.




Definition of Towhee

1. n. The chewink.

Definition of Towhee

1. Noun. Any bird of the genus ''Pipilo''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Towhee

1. a common finch [n -S]

Medical Definition of Towhee

1. The chewink. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Towhee

towerier
toweriest
towering
towering inferno
towering infernos
toweringly
towerless
towerlike
towers
towers of Hanoi
towers of strength
towery
towhead
towheaded
towheads
towhee (current term)
towhees
towier
towies
towiest
towilly
towind
towing
towing bitt
towing line
towing path
towing rope
towings
towkay

Literary usage of Towhee

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1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Like the eastern towhee, they nest on the ground under the protection of ... This species is similar to the eastern towhee but has the scapulars and coverts ..."

2. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"Called the Chestnut-crowned towhee, Green-tailed Bunting and Blanding's Finch. It is generally distributed in all bushy places throughout the fertile ..."

3. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"It is only when singing that the towhee is fully at rest. ... I have long tried to express the towhee song in words, but never succeeded as well as Ernest ..."

4. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1897)
"... towhee blure 1" Season: Common summer resident; late April to October. ... towhee " (a note which suggested the name towhee) and in his anxiety exposes ..."

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