Article: Thrush

The word thrush can mean more than one thing:

  • Thrush (bird), common name of the bird family Turdidae
  • Candidiasis, fungal infection commonly known as thrush or yeast infection, affecting the mouth or vagina
  • Thrush Aircraft, US aircraft manufacturer
  • THRUSH, fictional criminal organization in The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • Informally, a "thrush" can be a term for a female singer. A synonym would be chanteuse.

See also,

  • Shrike-thrush, Waterthrush, birds with thrush in the name, but unrelated to the thrush family
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