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ROBIN

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There are 18 entries related to ROBIN in the AudioEnglish.org dictionary.


1. What does ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Small Old World songbird with a reddish breast (this entry has two senses; see the dictionary for the second meaning).

2. What does SEA ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries

3. Who is/was ROBIN HOOD?
pronunciation
Legendary English outlaw of the 12th century; said to have robbed the rich to help the poor

4. What does WAKE-ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower (this entry has two senses; see the dictionary for the second meaning).

5. What does ROUND ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
This hasn't just one meaning; primarily, it's a tournament in which every contestant plays every other contestant

6. What does FLYING ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Tropical fish with huge fanlike pectoral fins for underwater gliding; unrelated to searobins

7. What does RAGGED ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Common perennial native to Europe and western Asia having usually pink flowers with ragged petals

8. What does RUNAWAY ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta

9. What does AMERICAN ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen

10. What does OLD WORLD ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Small Old World songbird with a reddish breast

11. What does ROBIN REDBREAST mean?
definition
Small Old World songbird with a reddish breast

12. What does EARLY WAKE-ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
It's a low perennial white-flowered trillium found in the southeastern United States

13. Who is/was ROBIN GOODFELLOW?
pronunciation
It's a mischievous sprite of English folklore

14. What does ROBIN'S PLANTAIN mean?
pronunciation
Common perennial of eastern North America having flowers with usually violet-purple rays

15. What does ARMORED SEA ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope

16. What does CLAY-COLORED ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Robin of Mexico and Central America

17. What does NORTHERN SEA ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida

18. What does PRAIRIE WAKE-ROBIN mean?
pronunciation
Trillium of central United States having dark purple sessile flowers


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