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Definition of the noun Wrens

What does Wrens mean as a name of something?

Wrens is the vernacular name of the Troglodytidae, a family of Passeriformes.


Wrens is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,187 at the 2010 census. The location is on Highway 1 thirty miles south of Augusta.

Phrases with Wrens

  1. Rock Wrens
  2. House Wrens
  3. Marsh Wrens
  4. Cactus Wrens
  5. Bewick's Wrens
  6. Carolina Wrens

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Google previewHarper's Magazine (1878)

by Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells

rerhaps the most remarkahle songster among our wrens is the white-throated species peculiar to the Western canons, otherwise known as the canon-wren (Vatherpcn mexicanus) .

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

wrens 1. See Troglodytidae. 2. (Australian wrens) See Maluridae. 3. (New Zealand wrens) See Xenicidae. wren-thrush (Zeledonia coronata) See Zeledoniidae. wren-tit ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica, Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

three wrens of the first, on a chief gu. as many horses' heads, erased, purp. Wren, [Bilby-Hall, Durham,] ar. on a chev.

Google previewThe Antarctic Dictionary (2000)

A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince

House Wrens iknown locally as Rock Wrensi and Grass Wrens. the two smallest breeding birds. have been overlooked or confused by several observers. C1990 Roper. Patrick Holidays in the Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Tourist Board.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Feathered edge or surge zone between uplandand wetland Small shorebirds Edge between wetland plant lifeforms American Coot, Piedbilled Grebes Tall or uniform vegetation zones Marsh Wrens, Redwinged Blackbirds, herons Dense ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Wrens usually live in dense hedges, and can be heard before they are seen. In the breeding season, ...

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Fairy Wrens

Managed to finally get a picture of some Fairy Wrens on the weekend. They are so cute and tiny and also very quick.

Photo credit: aussiegall

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Quotes about Wrens

Housing Project, Chicago

Where I am now
there are no leas, no
sheep feeding.
There are tenements,
children breeding.
Where I am now
there are no trees, no
wrens lighting.
There are halls far, dark,
an old man peeing. (Donal Mahoney)
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Scrabble value of W4R1E1N1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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