from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small Old World thrush (Saxicola torquata) of open, grassy regions, the male of which has a black head, dark wings and tail, and chestnut underparts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various small Old World passerine birds of the genus Saxicola that feed on insects.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small, active, and very common European singing bird (Pratincola rubicola); -- called also chickstone, stonechacker, stonechatter, stoneclink, stonesmith.
- n. The wheatear.
- n. The blue titmouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several different Old World chats, belonging to the genera Saxicola and (especially) Pratincola; a kind of bushchat: applied to three different English birds, and extended, as a book-name, to several others of the above genera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common European chat with black plumage and a reddish-brown breast
From the resemblance of its call to the sound of falling pebbles.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
stone + chat (Wiktionary)