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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. house wren, marsh wren, rock wren, winter wren.
2. any of various similar, unrelated birds, esp. any of several Old World warblers.

Wren



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

Wren



Pronunciation: (ren), [key]
n. (sometimes l.c.) Chiefly Brit. Informal.
a member of the Wrens.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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