chewink


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che·wink

 (chĭ-wĭngk′)
n.
See towhee.

[Imitative of its call.]

chewink

(tʃəˈwɪŋk)
n
(Animals) a North Americanbird, Pipilo erythrophthalmus. Also called: towhee or ground-robin

che•wink

(tʃɪˈwɪŋk)

n.
the rufous-sided towhee of E North America, Pipilo erythrophthalmus.
[1785–95, Amer.; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chewink - common towhee of eastern North Americachewink - common towhee of eastern North America
towhee - any of numerous long-tailed American finches
genus Pipilo, Pipilo - towhees
References in classic literature ?
On the third or fourth of May I saw a loon in the pond, and during the first week of the month I heard the whip-poor-will, the brown thrasher, the veery, the wood pewee, the chewink, and other birds.